constitutional amendment

Election forecasters include Ohio Supreme Court contests as races to watch

BY: - July 8, 2022

The University of Virginia Center for Politics, well known for its Sabato’s Crystal Ball political forecasting and newsletter, has included Ohio on its shortlist of states with competitive supreme court races this November. Senior columnist Louis Jacobson wrote in a recent post that about two thirds of states will have a supreme court election this […]

Whaley calls for amendment codifying Roe while state lawmakers plan sweeping restrictions

BY: - June 30, 2022

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Nan Whaley is calling for a constitutional amendment protecting abortion access in Ohio. But that won’t happen until next year at the earliest, and Republican lawmakers are gearing up to effectively ban abortion outright by the end of the year. In a press conference Wednesday, Whaley argued the majority of Ohioans want […]

‘Reproductive freedom’ amendment proposal faces uphill battle in Ohio

BY: - June 7, 2022

A constitutional amendment introduced in Ohio to protect reproductive choice in the state likely will not be on the ballot for November, because it would need to make it through a Republican supermajority first. The constitutional amendment was introduced by House Minority Whip Jessica Miranda, D-Forest Park and Senate Assistant Minority Leader Nickie Antonio, D-Lakewood, […]

Proposed term limit amendment clears another hurdle

BY: - March 3, 2020

A proposed constitutional amendment that would institute new term limits on Ohio legislators has cleared another hurdle toward getting it on this year’s General Election ballot.  The latest victory for term limit advocates came Monday morning despite opposition from Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof.  What the term limit amendment does The proposed “Lifetime General Assembly […]