Ohio Short Ballot for State Officers, Amendment 1 (1913)

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The Ohio Short Ballot for State Officers Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, 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 state officer elections. This meant that only the governor and lieutenant governor would have been elected by the people. The auditor of state, secretary of state, state treasurer, and attorney general would have been appointed by the governor.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 1 (1913)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No461,55565.87%
Yes 239,126 34.13%

Official results via: Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Library

Text of measure

Ballot title

The ballot title read as follows:[4]

ARTICLE III, SECTIONS 1, 2 AND 18

The Short Ballot for State Officers[5]

Full text

The full text of the measure can be read here.

Constitutional changes

The measure would have amended Sections 1, 2, and 18 of Article III of the Ohio Constitution.

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