DAYTON — Voters in Ohio have rejected a measure that would have made amending the state constitution more difficult.
Voter approval of the issue would had made amending the state constitution more difficult. An amendment would require signatures from all 88 counties, then a 60-percent statewide vote to pass it.
Right now, the standard is to gather signatures from 44 counties and a 50-percent statewide vote.
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At the national level, the threshold to pass a constitutional amendment requires a two-thirds vote in Congress. Then, three-fourths of the states - 35 - must ratify an amendment before it can be made permanent.
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