The Ohio Qualifications for Holding Office Amendment, also known as Amendment 3, was on the May 8, 1973 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have repealed certain disqualifications, such as embezzlement of public funds, for holding public office.
| Ohio Amendment 3 (May 1973)|
|Yes|| 530,232|| 38.45%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The question 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otherwise, from having a seat in the general assembly until such money is accounted for and paid into the treasury, be repealed?
- ↑ Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 12, 2015
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 12, 2015
- ↑ State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 12, 2015
- ↑ Toledo Blade, "The Blade's Recommendations," May 7, 1973
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.