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)
Approveda Yes 1,394,429 72.95%

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?


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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