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Ohio Issue 2, Judicial Terms and Compensation (1947)

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The Ohio Judicial Terms and Compensation Amendment was on the November 4, 1947 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] This amendment provides six-year terms for judges of probate courts and eliminates the provision that their compensation be payable out of the county treasury.

Election results

Ohio Issue 2 (1947)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 855,106 59.11%
No692,06140.89%

Election results via the Ohio Secretary of State.[2]

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[3]

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

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?

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