The Ohio Judicial Compensation Amendment
, also known as Issue 5A
, appeared on the May 8, 1973 ballot
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
, where it was defeated
This amendment would have allowed compensation of judges to be set by law and to not be decreased.
| Ohio Issue 5A (May 1973)|
|Yes|| 646,384|| 48.81%|
Election results via the Ohio Secretary of State.
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
||Shall Section 6 of Article IV of the Ohio Constitution be amended to provide the judges of all courts established by law shall receive such compensation as may be provided by law, and that such compensation shall not be diminished during term?