The Ohio Judicial Terms and Compensation Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was on the November 4, 1947 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure provided six-year terms for judges of probate courts and eliminated the provision that their compensation be payable out of the county treasury.
| Ohio Amendment 2 (1947)|
| Yes|| 855,106|| 55.27%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Proposing to amend section 7 of Article IV and Section 2 of Article XVII of the Constitution of Ohio relating to the term of office and the method of payment of compensation of the judge of the probate court.
SHALL THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT, RELATING TO THE TERM OF OFFICE AND METHOD OF PAYMENT OF COMPENSATION OF THE JUDGE OF THE PROBATE COURT, BE ADOPTED?
- ↑ Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 9, 2015
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 9, 2015
- ↑ State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 9, 2015
- ↑ Youngstown Vindicator, "Official Questions and Issues Ballot," November 3, 1947
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.