Issue 1: May 3, 1998

Official Results

COUNTY YES  NO
TOTAL 708,439 (39.31%) 1,093,570 (60.69%)
Adams 1304 2333
Allen 5800 11888
Ashland 4001 6460
Ashtabula 7583 10892
Athens 5284 5247
Auglaize 2681 5173
Belmont 3105 11902
Brown 1918 3633
Butler 16454 18404
Carroll 1557 4445
Champaign 1771 3821
Clark 7146 11652
Clermont 6194 8360
Clinton 2012 3414
Columbiana 7119 14013
Coshocton 2129 4032
Crawford 3112 5104
Cuyahoga 88335 125277
Darke 3006 5629
Defiance 2337 5647
Delaware 9530 11442
Erie 5446 8128
Fairfield 8821 12666
Fayette 1820 2346
Franklin 68654 78333
Fulton 2989 4895
Gallia 2331 3772
Geauga 5674 8010
Greene 11255 12932
Guernsey 2628 4490
Hamilton 55182 67182
Hancock 4815 8732
Hardin 1633 3335
Harrison 1298 2899
Henry 2515 4415
Highland 2272 3390
Hocking 1398 2686
Holmes 1335 2859
Huron 2572 5052
Jackson 1787 3211
Jefferson 4261 12666
Knox 3425 5025
Lake 13234 22077
Lawrence 2984 6995
Licking 11882 17616
Logan 3227 5398
Lorain 16302 26713
Lucas 30618 45348
Madison 1979 3397
Mahoning 20279 43149
Marion 4928 6843
Medina 8765 15854
Meigs 1863 3695
Mercer 2300 3873
Miami 4522 9674
Monroe 1331 3473
Montgomery 39771 39230
Morgan 1176 2277
Morrow 2152 4227
Muskingum 5210 7846
Noble 892 1958
Ottawa 3331 4410
Paulding 986 2796
Perry 2066 4209
Pickaway 3186 5539
Pike 1694 2813
Portage 7730 15116
Preble 2502 4407
Putnam 2049 4585
Richland 9267 13573
Ross 4533 6910
Sandusky 5871 6888
Scioto 3359 6509
Seneca 4816 7496
Shelby 2250 5184
Stark 19193 46835
Summit 30749 50971
Trumbull 14820 28732
Tuscarawas 4735 11165
Union 2636 4941
Van Wert 2981 4467
Vinton 821 1839
Warren 8442 1099
Washington 3380 8708
Wayne 5799 10332
Williams 1752 4498
Wood 9931 10949
Wyandot 1656 3264
TOTAL 708439 (39.31%) 1093570 (60.69%)