To the Editor:
Here’s the big picture: Ohio is a Republican state. Wood County is Republican primarily due to the gerrymandering of its districts.
Issue 1 submits: let’s install a mandate that anyone proposing a state constitutional change must require more support than a simple 51-vote majority.
That deck in Ohio is thus stacked against a Democratic proposal from the start.
To ensure that our Democratic republic stays accountable to all its citizens, it’s up to all voters to stop the requirement of a 60 vote super-majority.
Please support a majority rule by voting no on Issue 1 on Aug. 8.