Ohio Referred Issue 8, Consolidation of State Constitutional Provisions Regarding Taxes (June 1976)

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The Ohio Consolidation of State Constitutional Provisions Regarding Taxes Amendment, also known as Issue 8, appeared on the June 8, 1976 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] This amendment consolidates state constitutional provisions that relate to taxes.

Election results

Ohio Issue 8 (1976)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 918,450 56.31%
No712,48943.69%

Election results via the Ohio Secretary of State.[2]

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[3]

Proposed Constitutional Amendment
To adopt Section 3 of Article XII and to repeal Sections 7, 8, 10, and 12 of Article XII, Ohio Constitution
  1. To authorize the general assembly to provide a law for the amount of an estate which is exempt from taxation.
  2. To consolidate taxing powers which are in four sections into one section.

Shall the proposed amendment be adopted?[4]

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