Ohio 1953 ballot measures
- All nine of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- All nine of the measures were approved.
On the ballot
|Amendment 1||Bonds||Authorizes $500 million in bonds for Ohio state highway system|
|Amendment 2||Education||Creates a Ohio State Board of Education with power to appoint a Superintendent of Public Instruction|
|Amendment 3||Civil rights||Removes the word "white" as a designation from those eligible to serve in the state militia|
|Amendment 4||Con language||Repeals provisions relating to the election of militia officers|
|Amendment 5||Con language||Eliminates two conflicting constitutional provisions with the United States Constitution|
|Amendment 6||Civil rights||Eliminates obsolete provision concerning the eligibility of women for government offices|
|Amendment 7||Admin of gov't||Repeals constitutional provisions authorizing appointment of three commissioners relating to state courts|
|Amendment 8||Con language||Removes constitutional language relating to officials in office as of November 7, 1905|
|Amendment 9||Veterans||Removes language providing for compensation for state veterans of World War I|