The Ohio Lieutenant Governor Vacancies Amendment
, also known as Issue 1
, was on the November 7, 1989 ballot
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
, where it was approved
This amendment provides the Governor
to nominate a replacement to the office of Lieutenant Governor
, and for both houses of the General Assembly
to approve, in case of a vacancy.
| Ohio Issue 1 (1989)|
| Yes|| 1,641,719|| 65.28%|
Election results via the Ohio Secretary of State.
Text of measure
- See also: Ohio Constitution Section 2, Article IV
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|| Proposed Constitutional Amendment
To amend Article III of the Constitution of the State of Ohio and adding thereto Section 17a
Whenever there is a vacancy in the office of the Lieutenant Governor, the Governor shall nominate a Lieutenant Governor who shall take office upon confirmation by vote of a majority of the members elected to each house of the general assembly.
Shall the proposed amendment be adopted?