The Ohio Public Officer Pay Raise Amendment
, also known as Issue 2
, appeared on the May 7, 1974 ballot
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
, where it was defeated
This amendment would have authorized a pay raise for public officials with more than two years left in their term.
| Ohio Issue 2 (May 1974)|
|Yes|| 365,921|| 26.93%|
Election results via the Ohio Secretary of State.
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|| To permit increases in the compensation of Public Officers with more than two years remaining in their terms.
The proposed section 20a of Article II of the Ohio constitution would make an exemption to the constitutional prohibition against increases in the compensation of public officers during term in the case of office holders who have more than two years remaining in their terms at the time the increase is enacted. Increases in such cases would be effective and payable on and after the effective date of the legislation providing the increase.
Shall the proposed amendment be adopted?