Ohio Judicial Compensation, Amendment 5A (May 1973)

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The Ohio Judicial Compensation Amendment, also known as Amendment 5A, was on the May 8, 1973 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have allowed compensation of judges to be set by law and to not be decreased during a judge's term.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 5A (May 1973)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No677,78751.19%
Yes 646,384 48.81%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

The question appeared on the ballot as:[4]

Shall Section 6 of Article IV of the Ohio Constitution be amended to provide the judges of all courts established by law shall receive such compensation as may be provided by law, and that such compensation shall not be diminished during term?[5]

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