The Ohio Extra Judges for Court of Appeals Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was on the November 3, 1959 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure allowed the Ohio General Assembly to add judges to the Ohio Court of Appeals when needed.
| Ohio Issue 2 (1959)|
| Yes|| 1,028,914|| 55.95%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
||Shall the proposed amendment to Article IV, Section 6 of the Constitution to allow laws to be passed increasing the number of judges in a Courts of Appeals where in the volume of business may require such additional judge or judges, and to provide that, in districts having additional judges, three judges shall participate in the hearing and disposition of each case, be adopted?
The measure amended Section 6 of Article IV 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 1, 1959
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.