The Ohio Rules Governing Appointments to State Office Amendment
, also known as Issue 1
, was on the November 5, 1957 ballot
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
, where it was defeated
This amendment would have permitted the appointment of people who did not have the qualifications necessary to be an elector in Ohio to state office.
| Ohio Issue 1 (1957)|
|Yes|| 696,372|| 40.09%|
Election results via the Ohio Secretary of State.
Text of measure
- See also: Ohio Constitution Section 4, Article XV
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|| 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?