The Ohio Qualifications for Holding Office Amendment
, also known as Issue 3
, appeared on the May 8, 1973 ballot
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
, where it was defeated
This amendment would have repealed certain qualifications for holding public office.
| Ohio Issue 3 (May 1973)|
|Yes|| 530,232|| 38.45%|
Election results via the Ohio Secretary of State.
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
||Shall Section 5 of Article II of the Ohio Constitution, disqualifying convicted embezzlers of public funds from holding any office in the state and preventing any person holding public money for disbursement, or otherwise, from having a seat in the general assembly until such money is accounted for and paid into the treasury, be repealed?