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Ohio State Lottery, Amendment 1 (May 1973)

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The Ohio State Lottery Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the May 8, 1973 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure authorized the creation of an Ohio State Lottery.[1][2][3]

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Ohio Amendment 1 (May 1973)
Approveda Yes 973,956 64.01%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

The question appeared on the ballot as:[4]

Shall Section 6, Article XV of the Constitution of Ohio be amended to permit the general assembly to authorize an agency of the state to conduct lotteries, the net proceeds of which shall be paid into the General Revenue Fund of the state?[5]

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