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Ohio Age Limits for Militia, Amendment 3 (1961)

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The Ohio Age Limits for Militia Amendment, also known as Amendment 3, was on the November 7, 1961 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure allowed the Ohio General Assembly to extend the age limit of the Ohio State Militia and provided for calling out the militia in times of disaster.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 3 (1961)
Approveda Yes 947,130 50.06%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

Ballot title

The language appeared on the ballot as:[4]

Shall Sections 1, 3, and 4 of Article IX of the Ohio Constitution be amended to extend the age limits of the militia, to describe the circumstances for calling forth the militia, and to clarify appointments by the governor?


Full text

The full text of the measure can be read here.

Constitutional changes

The measure amended Sections 1, 3 and 4 of Article IX of the Ohio Constitution.

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