The Ohio Single-Member Districts Amendment
, also known as Issue 1
, was on the November 7, 1967 ballot
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
, where it was approved
This amendment ensures that members of the Ohio State Legislature
are elected from single-member districts rather than, as was previously the case, from districts with multiple representatives. The New Hampshire State Legislature
is an example of a state with multiple representatives from the same district.
| Ohio Issue 1 (1967)|
| Yes|| 1,315,736|| 59.17%|
Election results via the Ohio Secretary of State.
Text of measure
- See also: Ohio Constitution, Article XI
The language appeared on the ballot as:
||Shall the Constitution of the state of Ohio be amended to establish House of Representatives districts and Senate districts at the next federal decennial census, and to provide a method for the apportionment of the House of Representatives and Senate into single-member districts beginning in 1973 and every 10 years thereafter, and to repeal the existing provisions?