The Ohio Qualifications for Casting a Presidential Vote Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was on the November 5, 1957 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure allowed new residents of Ohio who had not yet met the voting requirement of one year's residence to vote only for President and Vice President.
| Ohio Amendment 2 (1957)|
| Yes|| 1,072,396|| 61.97%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
||Shall the proposed amendment of Section 1 of Article V of the Constitution of the state of Ohio, to provide that a person otherwise qualified to vote in Ohio but who has not resided in the state for one year may vote for presidential electors if he has resided in the state, county, township, or ward such time as may be provided by law, and he is not entitled to vote for presidential electors in any other state, be adopted?
The measure amended Section 1 of Article V 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.