Ohio Legislative Vacancies, Amendment 2 (May 1968)

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The Ohio Legislative Vacancies Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was on the May 7, 1968 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure provided for the same method of filling vacant state House of Representatives seats as was in place for filling vacant state Senate seats.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 2 (May 1968)
Approveda Yes 1,020,500 67.65%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

Ballot title

The language appeared on the ballot as:[4]

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?[5]

Constitutional changes

The measure amended Section 11 of Article II of the Ohio Constitution.

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