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Ohio Continuity of Government, Amendment 2 (1961)

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The Ohio Continuity of Government Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was on the November 7, 1961 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure provided for the continuity of government in the case of an emergency caused by a foreign attack.[1][2][3]

Election results

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

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

Ballot title

The language appeared on the ballot as:[4]

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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Full text

The full text of the measure can be read here.

Constitutional changes

The measure amended Section 42 of Article II of the Ohio Constitution.

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