Florida Equal Opportunity Education, Straw Poll 2 (March 1972)

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The Florida Equal Opportunity Education Straw Poll was an advisory question on the March 14, 1972 ballot in Florida, where it was approved.

This measure stated that Floridians favored providing equal opportunity in education for all children. The measure also stated preference against returning to a duel educational systems used during segregation.[1][2][3]

Election results

Florida Straw Poll 2 (March 1972)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,065,393 78.61%
No289,83921.39%

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

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Do you favor providing an equal opportunity for quality education for all children regardless of race, creed, color or place of residence and oppose a return to a duel system of public schools?[1][4]

Path to the ballot

According to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune:[3]

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