The Ohio Suffrage Amendment was on the November 6, 1923 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure eliminated the words "white male" from the Ohio Constitution to provide universal suffrage and conform with the Federal Constitution.
| Ohio Amendment 2 (1923)|
| Yes|| 536,762|| 56.00%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
Proposing to amend Article V, section 1, of the Constitution of the State of Ohio relative to the elective franchise.
Section 1. Every * * citizen of the United States, of the age of twenty-one years, who shall have been a resident of the state one year next proceeding the election, and of the county, township, or ward, in which he resides, such time as may be provided by law, shall have the qualifications of an elector, and be entitled to vote at all elections.
The full text of the measure can be read here.
The measure amended Article V, Section 1 of the Ohio Constitution.
- ↑ Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 6, 2015
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 6, 2015
- ↑ State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 6, 2015
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 Hamilton Daily News, "Amendment to Ohio Charter," November 1, 1923
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.