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Ohio Compensation of Judges, Amendment 3 (1955)

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The Ohio Compensation of Judges Amendment, also known as Amendment 3, was on the November 8, 1955 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have provided that the compensation of judges of the state Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Probate Court, Court of Common Pleas, and other courts inferior to the Court of Appeals may be increased or diminished during their term of office.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 3 (1955)
Defeatedd No1,107,64656.59%
Yes 849,677 43.41%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

Ballot title

The language appeared on the ballot as:[4]

Shall the proposed amendment to Article IV, Section 14 of the Constitution of the state of Ohio, to provide that the compensation of judges of the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals, the court of probate, and the Court of Common Pleas, and of other courts inferior to the Court of Appeals, may be increased or diminished during their term of office, be adopted?


Full text

The full text of the measure can be read here.

Constitutional changes

The measure would have amended Section 14 of Article IV of the Ohio Constitution.

See also

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