Ohio Continuity of Government in the Event of an Enemy Attack, Issue 2 (1961)

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The Ohio Continuity of Government in the Event of an Enemy Attack Amendment, also known as Issue 2, was on the November 7, 1961 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] This amendment provides for the continuity of government in the case of a foreign attack.

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Ohio Issue 2 (1961)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,394,429 72.95%
No516,99227.05%

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

Text of measure

See also: Ohio Constitution Section 42, Article II

The language appeared on the ballot as:[3]

Shall Article II of the Constitution be amended by adding Section 42 thereto to provide for continuity of governmental operations in emergencies caused by enemy attack?

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