Ohio 2011 ballot measures
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Three statewide ballot measures were on the 2011 statewide ballot in Ohio.
- One was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, the second a veto referendum and the third a initiated constitutional amendment.
- One was approved, while two were defeated.
- Topics addressed: the state judiciary, labor and health care.
On the ballot
- See also: 2011 ballot measures
|Issue 1||Judicial reform||Would raise the maximum age for judicial office pursuant to election from 70 to 75.|
|VR||Issue 2||Labor||Would repeal a measure which limits collective bargaining for public employees in the state.|
|Issue 3||Health care||Exempt residents of Ohio from national health care mandates.|
Not on the ballot
|CISS||Dog Auctions Initiative (2)||Animal rights||Would prohibit bringing into the state, for purposes of sale/trade, a dog acquired through auction||Proposed for 2012|
|Immigration Reform Initiative||Immigration||Would authorize police question a person's immigration status if there are any suspicions.|
|Sovereignty Amend. (3)||Admin of gov't||To redefine the state constitution: clearly establish authority and the powers allocated to each dept.|
|VR||Slots at Horse Tracks||Gambling||Delay implementation of, and possibly repeal, legislature's "casino implementation" bill|
|Ohio Judicial Appointment Amendment||Judicial reform||Would create a bipartisan selection panel that recommends candidates to the governor|
Local ballot measures
- See also: Local ballot measure elections in 2011
- Associated Press,"Ohio to decide 3 issues after heated fall campaign," September 26, 2011
- Associated Press,"Ohio elections chief releases issues' ballot order," July 28, 2011