Ohio Constitution
The 1851 Constitution with amendments current through March 2020


V.09 Eligibility of officeholders

In determining the eligibility of an individual to hold an office in accordance with articles II, III, and V of this Constitution, (A) time spent in an office in fulfillment of a term to which another person was first elected shall not be considered provided that a period of at least four years passed between the time, if any, in which the individual previously held that office, and the time the individual is elected or appointed to fulfill the unexpired term; and (B) a person who is elected to an office in a regularly scheduled general election and resigns prior to the completion of the term for which he or she was elected, shall be considered to have served the full term in that office.

(Adopted November 3, 1992)

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