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Ohio Senate Term Limits, Amendment 2 (1956)

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The Ohio Senate Term Limits Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was on the November 6, 1956 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure increased the term limits of members of the Ohio State Senate to four years.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 2 (1956)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,636,449 57.40%
No1,214,64342.60%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

Ballot title

The language appeared on the ballot as:[4]

To amend Section 2 of Article II, Section 1 of Article XI, and to adopt section 6a of Article XI of the Constitution of the state of Ohio to provide four-year terms of office for members of the Ohio Senate.

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Constitutional changes

The measure amended Section 2 of Article II and Sections 1 and 6a of Article XI of the Ohio Constitution.

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