Ohio Municipal Classification Amendment (1903)

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The Ohio Municipal Classification Amendment, also known as Issue 5, was on the November 3, 1903 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. This amendment sought to modify the Ohio Constitution in relation to municipal classification.[1]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 5 (1903)
Defeatedd No32,11059.71%
Yes 21,664 40.29%

Note: A majority of the total 877,203 votes in the entire election (438,602 votes) were needed for the measure to be approved

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State (1910) (p. 156 & 461)

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Municipal Classification Amendment[1][2][3]

See also

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External links


  1. 1.0 1.1 Lewis C. Laylin, "Annual Report of the Secretary of the State" (Ohio, 1903)
  2. Youngstown Vindicator, "Sample Ballot," November 2, 1903)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.