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Ohio Capital Punishment Abolition, Amendment 2 (September 1912)

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The Ohio Capital Punishment Abolition Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was on the September 3, 1912 ballot in Ohio as a constitutional convention referral, where it was defeated. The measure would have abolished the death penalty.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 2 (September 1912)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No303,24653.96%
Yes 258,706 46.04%

Official results via: Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Library

Text of measure

Ballot title

The ballot title read as follows:[4]

Article I, Section 9.

Abolition of Capital Punishment. [5]

Full text

The full text of the measure can be read here.

Constitutional changes

The measure would have amended Article I, Section 9 of the Ohio Constitution.

See also

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