Florida Equal Opportunity Education, Straw Poll 2 (March 1972)
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.
|Florida Straw Poll 2 (March 1972)|
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?||”|
Path to the ballot
According to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune:
- The straw poll measure was put on the ballot by Florida Governor Reubin Askew to counterbalance the forced busing straw poll.
- Florida March 14, 1972 Amendment Proposals - Florida Constitutional Revision Commission
- Sample Ballot - Sarasota Herald-Tribune, March 6, 1972
- Sarasota Herald-Tribune, "Sample Ballot," March 6, 1972
- Ocala Star-Banner, "Florida Opposes Busing," Mar 15, 1972
- Sarasota Herald-Tribune, "Presidential Primary Tops Usual But Brief Ballot In State Tuesday," March 12, 1972
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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