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.
| Ohio Issue 6 (1953)|
| Yes|| 1,092,268|| 68.58%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
||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?
The full text of the measure can be read here.
The measure amended Section 4 of Article XV of the Ohio Constitution.
- ↑ Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 10, 2015
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 10, 2015
- ↑ State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 10, 2015
- ↑ Toledo Blade, "Official Questions and Issues Ballot," November 2, 1953
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.