Ohio County Officer Term Limits, Amendment 3 (1925)

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The Ohio County Officer Term Limits Amendment was on the November 3, 1925 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated.

This amendment sought to modify Article III, Section 2, and Article X, Section 2, and to repeal Article XVII, Section 2, and Article X, Section 3, of the Ohio Constitution to provide for four-year terms for state and county officers.[1]

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Ohio Amendment 3 (1925)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No543,18362.53%
Yes 325,451 37.47%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

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The language that appeared on the ballot:

ARTICLE III, SECTION 2

ARTICLE X, SECTION 2
PROPOSING TO AMEND SECTION 2 OF ARTICLE III, SECTION 2 OF ARTICLE X AND TO REPEAL SECTION 2 OF ARTICLE XVII AND SECTION 3 OF ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF OHIO TO PROVIDE FOR TERMS OF OFFICE OF NOT LESS THAN FOUR YEARS.
ARTICLE III.
Sec. 2. The governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, treasurer, auditor and attorney general shall hold their offices for four years. Their terms of office shall commence on the first Monday of January next after their election, and continue until their successors are elected and qualified.
ARTICLE X.
Sec. 2. All elective county officers shall be elected on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November by the electors of each county * * for a period of four years.[2][3]

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