The Ohio Judicial Compensation Amendment, also known as Amendment 5A, was on the May 8, 1973 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have allowed compensation of judges to be set by law and to not be decreased during a judge's term.
| Ohio Amendment 5A (May 1973)|
|Yes|| 646,384|| 48.81%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The question 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?
- ↑ Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 12, 2015
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 12, 2015
- ↑ State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 12, 2015
- ↑ Toledo Blade, "The Blade's Recommendations," May 7, 1973
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.