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The '''Ohio Amendment''' was a {{lrcafull}} in [[Ohio]] which was '''defeated''' on the ballot on [[Ohio 1913 ballot measures|November 4, 1913]].
 
The '''Ohio Amendment''' was a {{lrcafull}} in [[Ohio]] which was '''defeated''' on the ballot on [[Ohio 1913 ballot measures|November 4, 1913]].
  
* This amendment sought to modify [[Article X, Ohio Constitution#Section 1|Sections 1 and 2 of Article X]] of the [[Ohio Constitution]] to provide for the use of short ballots for county and township officer elections.<ref name="SoS">[http://www.sos.state.oh.us/sos/upload/elections/historical/issuehist.pdf ''Ohio Secretary of State'', "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors, (updated 1/24/13)"]</ref><ref name="Sos1913">[http://archive.org/stream/annualreportsec37statgoog#page/n321/mode/2up/ Chas H. Graves "Annual Report of the Secretary of State (1913)," P. 303-306]</ref>
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* This amendment sought to modify [[Article X, Ohio Constitution#Section 1|Sections 1 and 2 of Article X]] of the [[Ohio Constitution]] to provide for the use of short ballots for county and township officer elections. This means that the legislature would be given the power to pass laws to decide whether local government officers are appointed or elected.<ref name="SoS">[http://www.sos.state.oh.us/sos/upload/elections/historical/issuehist.pdf ''Ohio Secretary of State'', "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors, (updated 1/24/13)"]</ref><ref name="Sos1913">[http://archive.org/stream/annualreportsec37statgoog#page/n321/mode/2up/ Chas H. Graves "Annual Report of the Secretary of State (1913)," P. 303-306]</ref><ref name="ballot"/>
  
 
==Election results==
 
==Election results==

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The Ohio Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Ohio which was defeated on the ballot on November 4, 1913.

  • This amendment sought to modify Sections 1 and 2 of Article X of the Ohio Constitution to provide for the use of short ballots for county and township officer elections. This means that the legislature would be given the power to pass laws to decide whether local government officers are appointed or elected.[1][2][3]

Election results

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

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

ARTICLE X, SECTIONS 1 AND 2

Short Ballot for County and Township Officers[3][4]

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