Ohio Short Ballot for County and Township Officers, Amendment 2 (1913)

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The Ohio Short Ballot for County and Township Officers Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was on the November 4, 1913 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have provided for the use of short ballots for county and township officer elections. This meant that the legislature would have been given the power to pass laws to decide whether local government officers are appointed or elected.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 2 (1913)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No449,49367.35%
Yes 217,875 32.65%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Official results via: Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Library

Text of measure

Ballot title

The ballot title read as follows:[4]

ARTICLE X, SECTIONS 1 AND 2

Short Ballot for County and Township Officers [5]

Full text

The full text of the measure can be read here.

Constitutional changes

The measure would have amended Sections 1 and 2 of Article X of the Ohio Constitution.

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