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Florida Court System, Amendment 1 (March 1972)

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IIIIIIIVVVIVIIVIIIIXXXIXII

The Florida Court System Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the March 14, 1972 ballot in Florida, where it was approved.

This amendment modified Article V of the Florida Constitution to reorganize the state trial courts into a uniform court system, provide standards for selection of judges, and establish a court administration system.[1][2]

Election results

Florida Amendment 1 (March 1972)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 933,221 70.51%
No390,22329.49%

Unofficial election results via: Ocala Star-Banner (March 15, 1972)

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No. 1
Revision of Article V – JUDICIARY

Proposing a revision of the Judicial Article of the Florida Constitution; reorganizing the trial courts into a uniform court system; providing standards and procedures for the selection and discipline of all judges; and establishing a system of court administration.[1]

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