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Husted Announces Titles for Statewide Ballot Initiatives

COLUMBUS – Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today announced the official titles of the two statewide ballot initiatives that will be before voters on November 7, 2017.

The initiatives’ official titles will appear on the ballot as follows:

Rights for Crime Victims”

“To require state agencies to not pay more for prescription drugs than the federal Department of Veterans Affairs and require state payment of attorney fees and expenses to specific individuals for defense of the law”

Ohio Revised Code Section 3501.05 grants the Secretary of State sole authority to assign titles for statewide ballot initiatives.

The full texts of arguments and explanations concerning State Issues 1 and 2 are posted online and can be found at the links below.

Additional Information:

Issue 1

Issue 2


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