Ohio Capital Punishment Abolition, Amendment 2 (September 1912)

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The Ohio Capital Punishment Abolition Amendment was a constitutional convention-referred constitutional amendment on the September 3, 1912 special election ballot in Ohio, where it was defeated.[1] The measure was a proposed amendment to Article I, Section 9 of the Ohio Constitution.

Election results

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

Official results via: Proceedings and Debates of the Constitutional Convention of the State of Ohio - 1912, P.2112-2113

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Article I, Section 9.
Abolition of Capital Punishment.[2][3]

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