Ohio Gubernatorial Vetoes, Amendment 3 (1908)

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The Ohio Gubernatorial Vetoes Amendment, also known as Amendment 3, was on the November 3, 1908 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have provided that bills vetoed by the governor could be re-passed upon two-thirds approval by the general assembly.[1][2]

Election results

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

Note: Although this measure gathered more "yes" votes, 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: Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Library

Text of measure

Ballot title

The ballot title read as follows:[3]

Repassage of Bills Vetoed by the Governor Shall Require the Votes of Two-Thirds of the Members Elect of Both Houses[4]

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The full text of the measure can be read here.

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