2012 Ballot Measure Election Results: Ohio

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Ohio

November 6, 2012

Edited by Kristen Horn

COLUMBUS, Ohio: Ohio’s Issues 1 and Issues 2 ballot measures were on the Ohio 2012 ballot on November 6, with voters casting their decisions on the issue.

Out of the 2 measures on the ballot, both were defeated.

Below is a breakdown of each measure:

Issue 1

Issue 1, the Ohio Constitutional Convention Question, appeared on the November 6, 2012 ballot in the state of Ohio to address constitutional convention.

This automatic ballot referral proposed to create a convention to revise, alter or amend the state constitution.

According to the Ohio’s Secretary of State’s website this measure has been defeated in the November 6, 2012 elections with 31.72% voting yes and 68.28% voting no. Election results are not yet official, as a canvassing of the results will not be done until later this month.

Issue 2

Issue 2, an Ohio Redistricting Amendment, appeared on the November 6, 2012 ballot in the state of Ohio to address redistricting.

This initiated constitutional amendment proposed to create a 12-person citizen commission to draw legislative and congressional district maps instead of the current Ohio Legislature, who redraws district maps every ten years from population shifts. Supporters report that the commission would create districts that would reflect the state's geographic, racial, ethnic and political diversity and also bar lobbyists and elected officials from joining the commission.

According to the Ohio’s Secretary of State’s website this measure has been defeated in the November 6, 2012, elections with 36.55% voting yes and 63.45% voting no. Election results are not yet official, as a canvassing of the results will not be done until later this month.

Stay tuned for more developments on Ballotpedia's Ballotpedia's page for Ohio 2012 ballot measures.

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