Ohio Legislative Vacancies, Issue 2 (May 1968)

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The Ohio Legislative Vacancies Amendment, also known as Issue 2, was on the May 7, 1968 ballot as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Ohio, where it was approved.[1] This amendment provides for the same method of filling vacant state House of Representatives seats as is in place for filling vacant state Senate seats.

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Ohio Issue 2 (May 1968)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,020,500 67.65%
No487,93832.35%

Election results via the Ohio Secretary of State.[2]

Text of measure

See also: Ohio Constitution Section 11, Article II

The language appeared on the ballot as:[3]

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Shall Section 11 of Article II the Constitution of the state of Ohio be amended to provide a method of appointment for filling vacancies in the House of Representatives as is provided for filling vacancies in the Senate?

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