The history and future of constitutional amendments in Ohio
Republican lawmakers want to make it harder for Ohioans to amend the Ohio Constitution.
No longer would a simple majority carry the day. Rather, all future amendments would need to pass by 60 percent of the vote, and that could affect a range of voter-led initiatives such as abortion and redistricting.
We consider the history and the future of constitutional amendments.
- Mike Curtin, former lawmaker and journalist
- Rep. Brian Stewart, Ohio House of Representatives and bill sponsor
- John Dinan, Wake Forest University professor
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