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Ohio Continuity of Government in the Event of an Enemy Attack, Issue 2 (1961)

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The Ohio Continuity of Government in the Event of an Enemy Attack Amendment, also known as Issue 2, was on the November 7, 1961 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] This amendment provides for the continuity of government in the case of a foreign attack.

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Ohio Issue 2 (1961)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,394,429 72.95%
No516,99227.05%

Election results via the Ohio Secretary of State.[2]

Text of measure

See also: Ohio Constitution Section 42, Article II

The language appeared on the ballot as:[3]

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Shall Article II of the Constitution be amended by adding Section 42 thereto to provide for continuity of governmental operations in emergencies caused by enemy attack?

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