The Ohio Procedures for Adopting County Charters Amendment
, also known as Issue 3
, was on the November 5, 1957 ballot
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
, where it was approved
This amendment permitted electors of counties to adopt county charters.
| Ohio Issue 3 (1957)|
| Yes|| 832,912|| 51.04%|
Election results via the Ohio Secretary of State.
Text of measure
- See also: Ohio Constitution Section 3, Article X
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|| Shall the proposed amendment of Section 3 of Article X of the Constitution of the state of Ohio, to provide that the electors of a county may approve, by majority vote, a county charter changing the form of county government and granting it powers concurrent with those of municipalities and may, in counties having a population over 500,000, approve a charter providing for exclusive exercise of municipal powers by the county with a majority of those voting in the largest municipality and in the county outside such municipality, be adopted?