Ohio School and Ministerial Funds, Amendment 1 (May 1968)

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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.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 1 (May 1968)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 847,861 54.94%
No695,36845.06%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

Ballot title

The language appeared on the ballot as:[4]

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?[5]

Constitutional changes

The measure amended Section 1 of Article VI of the Ohio Constitution.

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