Ohio Taxation Amendment (1908)
The Ohio Taxation Amendment, also known as Issue 1, was on the November 3, 1908 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. This amendment sought to modify the Ohio Constitution to end the "uniform rule" and allow for classification of property for taxation purposes.
|Ohio Amendment (1908)|
Note: A majority of the total 1,136,525 votes in the entire election (568,263 votes) were needed for the measure to be approved
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State (1908) (p. 183-184 & 574-575)
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
- Both the Democratic and Republic parties supported the amendment.
- Annual Report of the Secretary of the State 1908
- Sample ballot with endorsements (in the Youngstown Vindicator, November 2, 1908)
- Arguments for the Taxation Amendment (in the Youngstown Vindicator, October 30, 1908)
- Carmi A. Thompson, "Annual Report of the Secretary of the State" (Ohio, 1908)
- Arguments Youngstown Vindicator, "Vote for the Taxation Amendment," October 30, 1908
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Cite error: Invalid
- Youngstown Vindicator, "How to Mark Your Ballot For Amendments," November 2, 1908
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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