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Florida Biennial Elections for House of Representatives, Amendment 1 (October 1890)

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The Florida Amendment, also known as Article I, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on October 7, 1890.

This amendment modified Article III of the Florida Constitution in relation to biennial elections for members of the House of Representatives.[1]

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

For Article I

Against Article I[2]

Constitutional changes

Section 3. The members of the House of Representatives shall be chosen biennially, beginning with the general election on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in October, A. D. 1892, and thereafter on the corresponding day of every second year.[1]

Path to the ballot

  • The amendment was placed on the ballot by Joint Resolution 3 of 1889.[1]

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