The Ohio School and Ministerial Funds Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the May 7, 1968 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure authorized the Ohio General Assembly to determine where to spend money gained through the sale of entrusted lands for educational or religious purposes.
| Ohio Amendment 1 (May 1968)|
| Yes|| 847,861|| 54.94%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
||Shall Section 1 of Article VI of the Constitution of the state of Ohio be amended to provide that the principal of all funds, arising from the sale, or other disposition of lands, or other property granted or entrusted to the state for educational and religious purposes, be used or disposed of in such manner as the General Assembly shall prescribe by law?
The measure amended Section 1 of Article VI of the Ohio Constitution.
- ↑ Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 11, 2015
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 11, 2015
- ↑ State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 11, 2015
- ↑ Toledo Blade, "The Blade's Endorsements," May 5, 1968
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.