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Issue 3 - Amendment To Put Slot Machines In Ohio Race Tracks

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PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT

(Proposed by Initiative Petition)

To adopt Section 12 of Article XV of the Constitution of the State of Ohio.

* This amendment to the Constitution would:

* Permit up to 31,500 slot machines at seven horse racing tracks and at two Cleveland non-track locations.

* Permit expanded gaming in the four Cuyahoga County locations if approved by the county's voters.

* Distribute the revenues as follows:

* 55% to the slot and casino owners and operators.

* 30% to the Board of Regents for college scholarships and grants to eligible students and administration of the program.

* The remaining revenues to be divided among local governments, race tracks for purse money, gambling addiction services, and

* The administration of the Gaming Integrity Commission comprised of five members appointed by the governor and the majority legislative leaders.

* The moneys provided by this amendment are to supplement and not supplant existing and future constitutional obligations to post-secondary education and local governments.

A majority yes vote is necessary for passage.

SHALL THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT BE ADOPTED?

YES

NO

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