Ohio County Home Rule, Amendment 3 (1933)
The Ohio County Home Rule Amendment, also known as Amendment 3, was on the November 7, 1933 ballot in Ohio as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure allowed for county home rule.
|Ohio Amendment 3 (1933)|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|“||Amendment repealing Section 16 of Article IV and existing sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 of Article X of the Constitution of Ohio, and adopting new Sections 1, 2, 3 and 4 of Article X thereof, relating to County and Township Organization and Government.
The amendment proposes to provide for the organization and government of counties. It authorizes any county to frame, adopt, or amend a charter and establish its form of government; permits the legislature to enact plans of county government subject to adoption by the electors in any county; provides for the transfer of the powers of townships and municipalities to the county, or for the withdrawal of such powers, by a vote of the people concerned; permits the adoption of a charter giving the county concurrent or exclusive municipal powers, or making the county a consolidated municipality; provides for the choosing of a charter commission, by popular vote, and for the framing of a charter by such commission. Summarizing, it proposes a form of "County Home Rule Government."
SHALL THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT, RELATING TO COUNTY AND TOWNSHIP ORGANIZATION AND GOVERNMENT, BE ADOPTED? 
- Ohio 1933 ballot measures
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- History of Initiative & Referendum in Ohio
- Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 9, 2015
- Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 9, 2015
- State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 9, 2015
- Piqua Daily Call, "EXPLANATION OF BALLOTS FOR PIQUA VOTERS," November 6, 1933
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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