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Ohio Constitutional Convention, Question 1 (1910)

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The Ohio Constitutional Convention Question, also known as Question 1, was on the November 8, 1910 ballot in Ohio as a constitutional convention question, where it was approved. The question called for a constitutional convention.[1]

The approval of Question 1 led to a 22-week convention beginning on January 9, 1912 with 119 delegates from across the state and from a wide variety of professions. The most common professions included lawyers and farmers, but there also teachers and professors, physicians, bankers, as well as a variety of manufacturing and service workers. It is believed 62 of the delegates were Democratic, 52 were Republicans, 3 were Independents, and 2 were Socialists. During the convention, 340 proposals were officially recorded, which resulted in the 42 questions that appeared on the ballot. The ballot was reported to have been three feet long and ten inches wide.[2][3][4][5]

Election results

Ohio Question 1 (1910)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 693,263 91.10%
No67,7188.90%

Election results via: Annual Report of the Secretary of the State, 1910

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Constitutional Convention[1][6]

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