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Ohio Gubernatorial Vetoes Amendment (1908)

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The Ohio Gubernatorial Vetoes Amendment, also known as Issue 3, was on the November 3, 1908 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. This amendment sought to modify the Ohio Constitution to provide for repassage of bills vetoed by the governor with two-thirds approval of the members of both houses.[1]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 3 (1908)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No61,75416.02%
Yes 323,770 83.98%

Note: A majority of the total 1,136,525 votes in the entire election (568,263 votes) were needed for the measure to be approved

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State (1908) (p. 183-184 & 574-575)

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Repassage of Bills Vetoed by the Governor Shall Require the Votes of Two-Thirds of the Members Elect of Both Houses[2][3]

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