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)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,092,268 68.58%
No500,83031.42%

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?

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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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