Ohio Suffrage, Amendment 2 (1923)

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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.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 2 (1923)
Approveda Yes 536,762 56.00%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

Ballot title

The language that appeared on the ballot:[4]


Section 1.
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.[4][5]

Full text

The full text of the measure can be read here.

Constitutional changes

The measure amended Article V, Section 1 of the Ohio Constitution.

See also

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