Ohio Filling Vacancies in Ohio General Assembly, Amendment 1 (1961)

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Voting on
State Legislature
State legislatures measures.jpg
Ballot Measures
By state
By year
Not on ballot
Ohio Constitution
Seal of Ohio.svg.png

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.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 1 (1961)
Approveda Yes 1,251,105 65.81%

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 of the Constitution of the state of Ohio be amended, relative to the filling of vacancies in the Senate?


Full text

The full text of the measure can be read here.

Constitutional changes

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

See also

Suggest a link

External links


BallotMeasureFinal badge.png
This historical ballot measure article requires that the text of the measure be added to the page.