Ohio Number of Probate Judges Per County, Issue 1 (1951)

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The Ohio Number of Probate Judges Per County Amendment was on the November 6, 1951 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] This amendment provides that each Ohio county may have more than one probate judge.

Election results

Ohio Issue 1 (1951)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 875,083 55.68%
No696,67244.32%

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

Text of measure

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 7 of article IV of the constitution of the state of Ohio relative to probate courts.

A proposal, by joint resolution of the general assembly of Ohio, to amend section 7 of article IV of the constitution of the state of Ohio, so that a county may have more than one judge of the probate court, as the general assembly may determine by law.

SCHEDULE

If a majority of electors voting on the foregoing proposed amendment adopt the same it shall become a part of the constitution of the state of Ohio, and existing section 7 of article IV of said constitution shall thereupon be repealed.


SHALL THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF OHIO, PROVIDING THAT COUNTIES MAY HAVE MORE THAN ONE PROBATE JUDGE, BE ADOPTED?

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