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Florida Court Establishment, Amendment 2 (1898)

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The Florida Court Establishment Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 8, 1898.

This amendment modified Article V of the Florida Constitution in relation to limiting the establishment of judicial courts.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 2 (1898)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 12,061 91.63%
No1,1028.37%

Election results via: Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida (1897-1898)

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Constitutional changes

Section 35. No courts other than herein specified shall be established in this State, except that the Legislature may clothe any railroad commission with judicial powers in all matters connected with the functions of their office.[1]

Path to the ballot

  • The amendment was placed on the ballot by Joint Resolution 2 of 1897.
  • The amendment was approved for the ballot on May 27, 1897.[1]

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