Ohio Issue 2, Congressional Term Limits Initiative (1992)
|Ohio Issue 2 (1992)|
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To amend Article V of the Ohio Constitution by the addition of new sections 8 and 9 a s follows:
Section 8: No person shall hold the office of United States Senator from Ohio for a period longer than two successive terms of six years. No person shall hold the office of United States Representative from Ohio for a period longer than four successive terms of two years. Terms shall be considered successive unless separate by a period of four or more years. Only terms beginning on or after January 1, 1993 shall be considered in determining an individual's eligibility to hold office.
Section 9: In determining the eligibility of an individual to hold an office in accordance with this article, (A) time spent in an office in fulfillment of a term to which another person was first elected shall not be considered provided that a period of at least four years passed between the time, if any, in which the individual previously held that office, and the time the individual is elected or appointed to fill the unexpired term; and (B) and person who is elected to an office in a regularly scheduled election and resigns prior to the completion of the term for which he or she was elected, shall be considered to have served the full term in the office.
Shall the proposed amendment be adopted?
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