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Ohio Rotation of Candidate Names on Ballots, Amendment 6 (1975)

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The Ohio Rotation of Candidate Names on Ballots Amendment, also known as Amendment 6, was on the November 4, 1975 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure provided for the rotation of candidate's names on the ballot to ensure the equal treatment of candidate names on ballots.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 6 (1975)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,619,219 63.88%
No915,59936.12%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

Ballot title

The language appeared on the ballot as:[4]

To require the General Assembly to provide by law methods to give each candidate's name reasonably equal treatment on the ballot by rotation or other methods appropriate to the voting procedure used.

Shall the proposed amendment be adopted?[5]

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The full text of the measure can be read here.

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