Vote button trans.png
April's Project of the Month
It's spring time. It's primary election season!
Click here to find all the information you'll need to cast your ballot.




Ohio Referred Issue 4, Qualifications of Electors (June 1976)

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 22:15, 6 August 2013 by JWilliams (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
Voting on Suffrage
Suffrage.jpg
Ballot Measures
By state
By year
Not on ballot
Ohio Constitution
Seal of Ohio.svg.png
Preamble
Articles
IIIIIIIVVVIVIIVIIIIXXXIXIIXIIIXIVXVXVIXVIIXVIIISchedule
The Ohio Qualifications of Electors Amendment, also known as Issue 4, appeared on the June 8, 1976 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] This amendment revises qualifications to vote, including lowering the voting age to 18.

Election results

Ohio Issue 4 (1976)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 975,196 56.75%
No743,06043.25%

Election results via the Ohio Secretary of State.[2]

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:[3]

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Proposed Constitutional Amendment
To amend Section 1 and 4 and to repeal Sections 3 and 5 of Article V, Ohio Constitution
  1. To conform the Ohio Constitution to the United States Constitution and to federal court decisions by lowering the voting age to 18 and eliminating the six months residency requirement.
  2. To permit the general assembly by law to deny persons convicted of a felony the privilege of voting or being eligible for public office.
  3. To repeal provisions granting voters privilege from arrest and repeal the section which prohibits military personnel from boating from a residence on a military installation within the state.

Shall the proposed amendment be adopted?

See also

BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png
Suggest a link

External links

References