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CONVENTION, 1819

Proposed by joint resolution of the General Assembly, December 25, A.D. 1818.3 Submitted to the electors, October 12, 1819. Vote for the convention .

6,987 Against the convention 3

29,315 Not adopted.

RESOLVED by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio (two-thirds of the members of each house of the general assembly concurring therein), that it is necessary to amend the Constitution of the state of Ohio; and do hereby recommend to the electors, at the next election for members of the general assembly to vote for or against a convention, agreeably to the provisions of the fifth section of the seventh article of the Constitution: and the judges of elections, held within each township of this state, shall receive and transmit with the return of votes given for members of the general assembly, to the clerk of the court of common pleas within their respective counties, a statement of all votes given within their respective townships, for and against a convention: and the clerks of the courts of common pleas in the several counties within the state, are directed to include in the general abstracts of votes, given within their respective counties for members of the general assembly, a statement of the number of votes returned to their respective offices for and against a convention; and forward the same to the secretary of state's office previous to the next session of the general assembly.

8 Laws of Ohio, vol. xvii, 217.- Ed.

8a No returns were made from Fairfield, Huron, Hocking, Medina, Morgan, Sciota, and Wayne Counties. – ED.

CONVENTION, 1849

Proposed by joint resolution of the General Assembly. Submitted to the electors, October 9, 1849. Whole vote cast

235,370 For convention.

145,698 Against convention

51,167 Adopted.

RESOLVED by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio (two-thirds of the members of each house of the General Assembly concurring therein), that it is necessary to amend the Constitution of the State of Ohio; and that we do hereby recommend to the electors at the next election for members of the General Assembly to vote for or against a convention agreeably to the provisions of the fifth section of the seventh article of the Constitution; and the judges of elections held within each and every township of this state, shall receive and transmit with the returns of votes given for members of the General Assembly, to the clerk of the court of common pleas within their respective counties a statement of all votes given within their respective townships for and against a convention, and the clerks of the courts of common pleas in the several counties within this state are directed to include in the general abstract of votes given within their respective counties for members of the General Assembly, a statement of the number of votes given within their respective counties for and against a convention to amend the Constitution of this state, and returned to their respective officers, and forward the same to the office of the secretary of state, previous to the next session of the general assembly."

* Ashland and Hocking Counties made no reports as to the number of votes against holding the convention. - ED.

5 Laws of Ohio, vol. xlvii, 395. – Ed.

ACT TO PROVIDE FOR CALLING A CONSTI

TUTIONAL CONVENTION, 1850

WHEREAS a majority of the citizens of this State, voting for Representatives to the General Assembly, did, at the last annual election of members thereof, vote for a convention to revise, amend, or change the Constitution of this State; therefore,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That a convention to revise, amend, or change the Constitution of this state, be, and the same is hereby called to consist of one hundred and eight members, who shall convene in the Hall of the House of Representatives, in the city of Columbus, on the first Monday in May, A.D. 1850, and the convention shall have power to adjourn to such place or places, in this state, as said convention may deem proper.

SEC. 2. That the qualified electors of the several counties and senatorial districts of this state, shall, on the first Monday of April next, assemble in their usual places of holding elections in their several townships and wards, and elect a number of members, having all the qualifications of an elector, to represent, respectively, said counties and districts in said convention, equal to the number of representatives and senators in the General Assembly, to which said counties and districts are now respectively entitled by law, to wit:

The county of Hamilton, seven members.
The county of Butler, two members.
The county of Preble, one member.

The county of Montgomery, one member.

The counties of Montgomery and Preble, two members, to be elected in common.

The county of Brown, one member; and the county of Clermont, one member; and the last named counties, one member in common.

The county of Warren, one member; the county of Clinton, one member; and the county of Green, one member; and the three last named counties, one member in common.

The counties of Champaign, Clark and Madison, three members to be elected in common.

The county of Miami, one member; and the counties of Shelby and Darke, one member; and the three last named counties, one member to be elected in common.

The counties of Logan and Hardin, one member; and Union and Marion, one member; and the four last named counties, one member to be elected in common.

The counties of Allen, Mercer and Auglaize, one member; the counties of Putnam, Van Wert, Paulding, Defiance and Williams, one member, and the eight last named counties, one member to be elected in common.

The counties of Lucas and Henry, one member; and the counties of Wood, Ottawa and Sandusky, one member; and the five last named counties, one member to be elected in common.

The county of Franklin, one member; and the county of Delaware, one member; and the two last named counties, two members to be elected in common.

The counties of Ross and Pickaway, three members, to be elected in common.

The counties of Highland and Fayette, two members, to be elected in common.

The counties of Adams and Pike, one member; and the counties of Scioto and Lawrence, one member; and the four last named counties, one member to be elected in common.

The county of Licking, two members.

The county of Fairfield, one member; and the counties of Perry and Hocking, one member; and the last three named counties, two members to be elected in common.

The counties of Gallia and Jackson, one member; the counties of Athens and Meigs, one member; and the four last named counties, two members to be elected in common.

The county of Muskingum, two members.

The county of Washington, one member; and the county of Morgan, one member; and the two last named counties, one member to be elected in common.

The county of Guernsey, one member; and the county of Coshocton, one member; and the two last named counties, one member to be elected in common.

The counties of Tuscarawas and Carroll, three members to be elected in common.

The county of Jefferson, one member; and the county of Harrison, one member; and the two last named counties, one member to be elected in common.

The county of Columbiana, one member; and the county of Mahoning, one member; and the two last named counties, one member to be elected in common.

The county of Belmont, one member; and the county of Monroe, one member; and the two last named counties, one member to be elected in common; and the counties of Belmont and Guernsey, one member to be elected in common.

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