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.
| Ohio Amendment 1 (May 1973)|
| Yes|| 973,956|| 64.01%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The question appeared on the ballot as:
||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?
- ↑ Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 12, 2015
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 12, 2015
- ↑ State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 12, 2015
- ↑ Toledo Blade, "The Blade's Recommendations," May 7, 1973
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.