The Ohio Adopting County Charters Amendment, also known as Amendment 3, was on the November 5, 1957 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure permitted electors of counties to adopt county charters.
| Ohio Amendment 3 (1957)|
| Yes|| 832,912|| 51.04%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
||Shall the proposed amendment of Section 3 of Article X of the Constitution of the state of Ohio, to provide that the electors of a county may approve, by majority vote, a county charter changing the form of county government and granting it powers concurrent with those of municipalities and may, in counties having a population over 500,000, approve a charter providing for exclusive exercise of municipal powers by the county with a majority of those voting in the largest municipality and in the county outside such municipality, be adopted?
The measure amended Section 3 of Article X 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, "General Election Sample Ballots," November 3, 1957
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.