The Ohio Short Ballot for County and Township Officers Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was on the November 4, 1913 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have provided for the use of short ballots for county and township officer elections. This meant that the legislature would have been given the power to pass laws to decide whether local government officers are appointed or elected.
| Ohio Amendment 2 (1913)|
|Yes|| 217,875|| 32.65%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Official results via: Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Library
Text of measure
The ballot title read as follows:
||ARTICLE X, SECTIONS 1 AND 2
Short Ballot for County and Township Officers
The full text of the measure can be read here.
The measure would have amended Sections 1 and 2 of Article X of the Ohio Constitution.
- ↑ Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 3, 2015
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 3, 2015
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Annual Report of the Secretary of State, 1913," accessed February 3, 2014
- ↑ The Bryan Times, "Sheaf of Six Ballots for Each Bryan Voter Next Tuesday," October 31, 1913
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.