Ohio Eligibility of Women for Elective Office, Issue 6 (1953)

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The Ohio Eligibility of Women for Elective Office Amendment, also known as Issue 6, was on the November 3, 1953 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] This amendment eliminates an obsolete provision concerning the eligibility of women to offices in Ohio from the state Constitution.

Election results

Ohio Issue 6 (1953)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,092,268 68.56%
No500,83031.44%

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

Text of measure

See also: Ohio Constitution Section 4, Article XV

The language appeared on the ballot as:[3]

Shall the proposed amendment to Article XV, Section 4 of the Constitution of the state of Ohio to remove restrictions on eligibility of women to hold certain offices be adopted?

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