Ohio Classification of Taxes, Amendment 1 (1908)
The Ohio Classification of Taxes Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the November 3, 1908 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have given the general assembly to power to establish a system of taxation, as well as a system to classify subjects of taxation.
|Ohio Amendment 1 (1908)|
Note: Although this measure gathered more "yes" votes, 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: Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Library
Text of measure
The ballot title read as follows:
The full text of the measure can be read here.
Both the Democratic and Republic parties supported the amendment.
- Ohio 1908 ballot measures
- 1908 ballot measures
- List of Ohio ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Ohio
- Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed January 21, 2015
- Ohio Secretary of State, "Annual Report of the Secretary of State to the Governor, 1908," accessed January 21, 2015
- 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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