Ohio Gubernatorial Term Limits, Issue 1 (1954)
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Ohio Issue 1 was on the November 2, 1954 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. Issue 1 imposed term limits on the office of Governor of Ohio and established that the length of the terms served by the state's other statewide constitutional officers should be four years. This ballot measure was referred to the ballot by the Ohio State Legislature.
The ballot label said, "Four-year terms of office for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, and to limit the office of Governor to two successive terms (Art. III, Sec. 2; Art. XVII, Secs. 1 and 2)
Nearly three decades later, in 1992, Ohioans approved similar limits on the number of terms that could be served by the state's other statewide constitutional officers, when they enacted the Ohio Statewide Constitutional Officers Term Limits Initiative (1992).