Ohio voters rejected Issue 1 Tuesday, keeping the threshold to amend Ohio’s constitution at a simple majority.
With Issue 1 failing, Ohio will maintain its existing simple majority requiring 50% plus one vote to pass a constitutional amendment in the state.
The Ohio vote was 57% against the issue, with 3,059,440 people voting across the state.
Locally, Logan County Residents rallied in support of Issue 1 in Bellefontaine Tuesday.
Just a little over 3000 voters were in person yesterday, a record-breaking amount. Almost 30% of registered voters voted in the Special Election.
Logan County Yes: 64%
- Absentee Votes: 3,749
- Election Day: 2,399
- Total: 6,148
Logan County No: 36%
- Absentee Votes: 2,509
- Election Day: 853
- Total: 3,362