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Ohio Length of State Legislative Terms, Issue 2 (1954)

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The Ohio Length of State Legislative Terms Amendment, also known as Issue 2, was on the November 2, 1954 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated.[1] This amendment would have set four-year terms for members of the Ohio State Legislature.

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Ohio Issue 2 (1954)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No1,081,09953.35%
Yes 945,373 46.65%

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

Text of measure

See also: Ohio Constitution Section 2, Article II, and Article XI

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.

Proposing to amend Section 2 of Article II and Section 1, 3,6, 9, 10 and 11 of Article XI of the Constitution of the State of Ohio to provide that State Senators and Representatives to the General Assembly shall hold their offices for four years. The apportionment of the state for members of the House of Representatives and the State Senate shall be made prior to January 1, 1958, in the year 1971, and every twenty years thereafter.
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If the votes for the proposal exceed those against it, this amendment shall take effect and existing section 2 of Article II and sections 1, 3, 6, 9, 10 and 11 of Article XI of the Constitution of the State of Ohio shall be repealed as of July 1, 1957.


TO AMEND SECTION 2 OF ARTICLE II AND SECTIONS 1, 3, 6, 9, 10, AND 11 OF ARTICLE XI OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF OHIO TO PROVIDE FOUR-YEAR TERMS OF OFFICE FOR MEMBERS OF THE OHIO SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

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