The Ohio Supreme Court Commission Amendment, also known as Amendment 4, was on the May 8, 1973 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have repealed the appointment of a Supreme Court Commission to help dispose of the court's case backlog.
| Ohio Amendment 4 (May 1973)|
|Yes|| 563,919|| 44.88%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The question appeared on the ballot as:
||Shall Section 22 of Article IV of the Ohio Constitution, providing for the appointment of a Supreme Court Commission, be repealed?
- ↑ Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 12, 2015
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 12, 2015
- ↑ State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 12, 2015
- ↑ Toledo Blade, "The Blade's Recommendations," May 7, 1973
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.