Ohio Four Year State Senate Terms, Issue 2 (1956)

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The Ohio Four Year State Senate Terms Amendment, also known as Issue 2, was on the November 6, 1956 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] This amendment increases the terms of members of the Ohio State Senate to four years.

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Ohio Issue 2 (1956)
Approveda Yes 1,636,449 57.40%

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

Text of measure

See also: Ohio Constitution Section 2, Article II, and Section 1 and Section 6a, Article XI

The language appeared on the ballot as:[3]

To amend Section 2 of Article II, Section 1 of Article XI, and to adopt section 6a of Article XI of the Constitution of the state of Ohio to provide four-year terms of office for members of the Ohio Senate.


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