Ohio Terms of Office and Vacancies, Amendment 5 (June 1976)
The Ohio Terms of Office and Vacancies Amendment, also known as Amendment 5, was on the June 8, 1976 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure modified how local terms of office can be set and how state vacancies can be filled.
|Ohio Amendment 5 (1976)|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
To amend Sections 1 and 2 of Article XVII, Ohio Constitution
Shall the proposed amendment be adopted?
The full text of the measure can be read here.
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- Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 13, 2015
- Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 13, 2015
- State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 13, 2015
- Toledo Blade, "The Blade's Endorsements," June 7, 1976
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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