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Ohio Prison Contract Labor Abolition, Amendment 17 (September 1912)

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The Ohio Prison Contract Labor Abolition Amendment was a constitutional convention-referred constitutional amendment on the September 3, 1912 special election ballot in Ohio, where it was approved.[1] The measure was an amendment to Article II, Section 41 of the Ohio Constitution.

Election results

Ohio Amendment 17 (September 1912)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 333,034 60.75%
No215,20839.25%

Official results via: Proceedings and Debates of the Constitutional Convention of the State of Ohio - 1912, P.2112-2113

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Article II, Section 41.
Abolishing Prison Contract Labor.[2]

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