The Ohio Filling Vacancies in Ohio General Assembly Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the November 7, 1961 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure provided alternate methods for filling vacancies in the Ohio State Senate, depending on the circumstances of the vacancy.
| Ohio Amendment 1 (1961)|
| Yes|| 1,251,105|| 65.81%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
||Shall Section 11 of Article II of the Constitution of the state of Ohio be amended, relative to the filling of vacancies in the Senate?
The full text of the measure can be read here.
The measure amended Section 11 of Article II of the Ohio Constitution.
- ↑ Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 10, 2015
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 10, 2015
- ↑ State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 10, 2015
- ↑ Youngstown Vindicator, "Official Questions and Issues Ballot," November 5, 1961
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.