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Ohio Taxes, Amendment 32 (September 1912)

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The Ohio Taxes Amendment, also known as Amendment 32, was on the September 3, 1912 ballot in Ohio as a constitutional convention referral, where it was approved. The measure related to the taxation of state and municipal bonds, inheritances, franchises and production of minerals.[1][2][3]

Aftermath

Part of the measure placed taxes on public bonds. Bond sellers fought back against this, and local governments began having difficulty issuing bonds. The state legislature sought to correct the issue with an amendment in 1913. However, the amendment failed to be approved by voters.[4]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 32 (September 1912)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 269,039 51.85%
No249,86448.15%

Official results via: Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Library

Text of measure

Ballot title

The ballot title read as follows:[5]

Article XII, Section 1,2,6,7,8,9,10 and 11.

Taxation of State and Municipal Bonds, Inheritances, Incomes, Franchises and Production of Minerals. [6]

Full text

The full text of the measure can be read here.

Constitutional changes

The measure amended Article XII, Sections 1,2,6,7,8,9,10, and 11 of the Ohio Constitution.

See also

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