Ohio Eligibility of Women for Elective Office, Amendment 6 (1953)

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The Ohio Eligibility of Women for Elective Office Amendment, also known as Amendment 6, was on the November 3, 1953 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure eliminated an obsolete provision restricting the eligibility of women to hold offices in Ohio from the state constitution.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Issue 6 (1953)
Approveda Yes 1,092,268 68.58%

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 XV, Section 4 of the Constitution of the state of Ohio to remove restrictions on eligibility of women to hold certain offices be adopted?


Full text

The full text of the measure can be read here.

Constitutional changes

The measure amended Section 4 of Article XV of the Ohio Constitution.

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