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

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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)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,251,105 65.81%
No650,06434.19%

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?

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The full text of the measure can be read here.

Constitutional changes

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

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