Ohio Compensation of Elected Officials, Amendment 2 (1955)

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The Ohio Compensation of Elected Officials Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was on the November 8, 1955 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have provided that the compensation of any elected official may be increased or diminished during his existing term of office.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 2 (1955)
Defeatedd No1,142,73859.02%
Yes 793,384 40.98%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

Ballot title

The language appeared on the ballot as:[4]

Shall the proposed amendment of Article II, Section 20 of the Constitution of the state of Ohio, to provide that the compensation of any officer may be increased or diminished during his existing term, be adopted?


Full text

The full text of the measure can be read here.

Constitutional changes

The measure would have amended Section 20 of Article II of the Ohio Constitution.

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