Ohio Appointments to State Office, Amendment 1 (1957)

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The Ohio Appointments to State Office Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the November 5, 1957 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have permitted the appointment of people who did not have the qualifications necessary to be an elector in Ohio to state office.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 1 (1957)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No1,040,63859.91%
Yes 696,372 40.09%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

Ballot title

The language appeared on the ballot as:[4]

Shall the proposed amendment of Section 4 of Article XV of the Constitution of the state of Ohio, to permit a person to be appointed to a office of the state without possessing the qualifications of an elector, be adopted?

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Constitutional changes

The measure would have amended Section 4 of Article XV of the Ohio Constitution.

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