Special Election: Issue 1 Defeated, Stark Voters say ‘No’ Too

CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – With larger counties leading the way, Ohio voters yesterday rejected a Republican-proposed issue to revise how the state’s Constitution is changed.

57-percent of those casting a ballot said “no”.

It was closer in Stark County, with 52.5-percent of voters turning thumbs down on a 60-percent threshold to approve amendments.

A 38.7-percent turnout in the county more than doubles the showing from the May primary.

Issue 1 All Ohio:

Issue 1 Stark County: