Ohio Compensation of Elected Officials, Issue 2 (1955)

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

Election results

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

Election results via the Ohio Secretary of State.[2]

Text of measure

See also: Ohio Constitution Section 20, Article II

The language appeared on the ballot as:[3]

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?

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