Ohio Tax Limitations, Referendum 1 (1923)

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The Ohio Tax Limitations Referendum, also known as Referendum 1 or the Taft Act Referendum, was on the November 6, 1923 ballot in Ohio as a veto referendum, where it was defeated. The measure rejected a bill that would have revised laws relating to taxes, bonds, and budget systems for local governments.[1][2]

Election results

Ohio Referendum 1 (1923)
Defeatedd No728,08766.47%
Yes 367,277 33.53%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:[3]


The Taft Act (House Bill No. 20) passed by the 85th General Assembly of Ohio, March 30, 1923, vetoed by the Governor, April 18th, 1923, passed by the General Assembly of Ohio notwithstanding the objections of the Governor, April 28, 1923, and filed with the Secretary of State April 30, 1923.
To revise and codify the laws relating to the levy of taxes and the issue of bonds by taxing subdivisions, and to establish a budget system for local expenditure.[4]

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