The Ohio Compensation of Judges Amendment, also known as Amendment 3, 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 judges of the state Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Probate Court, Court of Common Pleas, and other courts inferior to the Court of Appeals may be increased or diminished during their term of office.
| Ohio Amendment 3 (1955)|
|Yes|| 849,677|| 43.41%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
||Shall the proposed amendment to Article IV, Section 14 of the Constitution of the state of Ohio, to provide that the compensation of judges of the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals, the court of probate, and the Court of Common Pleas, and of other courts inferior to the Court of Appeals, may be increased or diminished during their term of office, be adopted?
The full text of the measure can be read here.
The measure would have amended Section 14 of Article IV 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.