Ohio Civil Jury System Reform, Amendment 1 (September 1912)

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The Ohio Civil Jury System Reform Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the September 3, 1912 ballot in Ohio as a constitutional convention referral, where it was approved. The measure allowed civil verdicts upon concurrence of three-quarters of the jury.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 1 (September 1912)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 345,686 62.89%
No203,95337.11%

Official results via: Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Library

Text of measure

Ballot title

The ballot title read as follows:[4]

Article I, Section 5.

Reform in Civil Jury System. [5]

Full text

The full text of the measure can be read here.

Constitutional changes

The measure amended Article I, Section 5 of the Ohio Constitution.

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