Ohio Tax Assessments of Agricultural Lands, Issue 1 (1973)

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The Ohio Tax Assessments of Agricultural Lands Amendment, also known as Issue 1, appeared on the November 6, 1973 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] This amendment ensures agricultural land is evaluated for its agricultural productivity when assessed for tax purposes.

Election results

Ohio Issue 1 (1973)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,810,630 76.15%
No567,18923.85%

Election results via the Ohio Secretary of State.[2]

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[3]

Shall Section 36 of Article II of the Ohio Constitution be amended to allow land devoted exclusively to agricultural use to be valued for taxation at its current value for such use and to allow recovery of any difference in the dollar amount of tax resulting from evaluation based on another use?

EFFECTIVE DATE AND REPEAL

If adopted, this amendment shall take effect January 1, 1974 and the existing section shall be repealed from such effective date.[4]

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