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.
| Ohio Amendment 2 (1961)|
| Yes|| 1,394,429|| 72.95%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
||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?
The full text of the measure can be read here.
The measure amended Section 42 of Article II 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
- ↑ Youngstown Vindicator, "Official Questions and Issues Ballot," November 5, 1961
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.