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Florida 1998 ballot measures

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Thirteen statewide ballot measures were on the November 3, 1998 ballot in the state of Florida.

On the ballot

November 3

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Culture Relates to tax exemptions and assessments for historic properties Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Death penalty Ensures continuation of death sentences in the event that the method of execution is changed ApprovedaOverturnedot
LRCA Amendment 3 Taxes Provides increases in homestead tax exemptions Approveda
LRCA Amendment 4 Admin of gov't States that documents filed at a county branch office would be considered officially filed Approveda
CR Amendment 5 Natural resources Relates to conservation of natural resources and the creation of the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Approveda
CR Amendment 6 Education Declares it "a paramount duty of the state" to provide for education of children Approveda
CR Amendment 7 Judicial reform Provides for several judicial changes, including a local option to decide whether to continue electing circuit and county judges Approveda
CR Amendment 8 Admin of gov't Restructures state cabinet Approveda
CR Amendment 9 Civil rights Redefines the definition of who is provided basic rights, also stating that women and men equal Approveda
CR Amendment 10 Taxes Expands local property tax exemptions Defeatedd
CR Amendment 11 Elections Relates to ballot access, public campaign financing, election process Approveda
CR Amendment 12 Firearms Provides local option for criminal background checks and waiting periods for firearms sales Approveda
CR Amendment 13 Constitutions Relates to miscellaneous matters and technical revisions of the Constitution Approveda

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