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.
| Ohio Amendment 2 (1955)|
|Yes|| 793,384|| 40.98%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
||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?
The full text of the measure can be read here.
The measure would have amended Section 20 of Article II of the Ohio Constitution.
- ↑ Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 10, 2015
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 10, 2015
- ↑ State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 10, 2015
- ↑ Toledo Blade, "The Blade's Endorsements," November 7, 1955
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.