1961 General Election Overview

Official Tabulation: November 7, 1961


To establish a different method of filling vacancies in the General Assembly.

YES 1,251,105

NO 650,064


Continuity of state government in case of emergency caused by enemy attack.

YES 1,394,429

NO 516,992


To increase the age limits for the militia, provide for calling out the militia in time of disaster, and to conform the Constitution of Ohio to federal law.

YES 947,130

NO 944,705


To provide for appointments being made subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.

YES 1,168,831

NO 642,512