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Ohio Taking Property for Sewer and Water, Amendment 2 (May 1973)

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The Ohio Taking Property for Sewer and Water Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was on the May 8, 1973 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have permitted state agencies to take property before payment for water and sewage purposes.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 2 (May 1973)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No993,24571.03%
Yes 405,035 28.97%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

The question appeared on the ballot as:[4]

Shall section 19 of Article I of the Ohio Constitution be amended to permit the taking, before payment, of private property by public agencies for the purpose of constructing and maintaining sanitary sewers and water lines?[5]

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