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.
| Ohio Amendment 1 (1957)|
|Yes|| 696,372|| 40.09%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
||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?
The measure would have amended Section 4 of Article XV of the Ohio Constitution.
- ↑ Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 10, 2015
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 10, 2015
- ↑ State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 10, 2015
- ↑ Youngstown Vindicator, "General Election Sample Ballots," November 3, 1957
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.