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Ohio Qualifications for Casting a Presidential Vote, Amendment 2 (1957)

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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.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 2 (1957)
Approveda Yes 1,072,396 61.97%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

Ballot title

The language appeared on the ballot as:[4]

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?


Constitutional changes

The measure amended Section 1 of Article V of the Ohio Constitution.

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