The Ohio Judicial Terms and Compensation Amendment
was on the November 4, 1947 ballot
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
, where it was approved
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.
| Ohio Issue 2 (1947)|
| Yes|| 855,106|| 59.11%|
Election results via the 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?