FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Husted Issues Titles for Statewide Ballot Questions
COLUMBUS – Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today issued titles for the three statewide ballot initiatives that will appear before voters on November 3, 2015.
The issue titles will read on the ballot as follows:
TITLE for STATE ISSUE 1
Creates a bipartisan, public process for drawing legislative districts
TITLE for STATE ISSUE 2
Anti-monopoly amendment; protects the initiative process from being used for personal economic benefit
TITLE for STATE ISSUE 3
Grants a monopoly for the commercial production and sale of marijuana for recreational and medicinal purposes
Ohio Revised Code Section 3501.05 grants the Secretary of State sole authority to assign titles for statewide ballot initiatives.
Language to describe each initiative was approved by the Ohio Ballot Board on August 18, 2015 and can be located on the Secretary of State’s website here, along with the full text of each proposed amendment and arguments for and against each issue.
Secretary Husted also certified the form of the ballot to the 88 county boards of elections in order to begin preparing for the November election.
For more information, please contact Joshua Eck at (614) 466-2729