Florida Executive Cabinet, Amendment 4 (1978)

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The Florida Executive Cabinet Amendment, also known as Amendment 4, was a commission referral in Florida which was defeated on the ballot on November 7, 1978.

This amendment sought to modify Articles IV and XI of the Florida Constitution to eliminate the executive cabinet in Florida.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 4 (1978)
Defeatedd No1,614,63074.90%
Yes 540,979 25.10%

Election results via: Florida Elections Division

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Proposing a revision of the Florida Constitution to eliminate the cabinet composed of the secretary of state, the attorney general, the comptroller, the treasurer, the commissioner of agriculture and the commissioner of education in January, 1983; and to provide, in such event, that the governor, acting jointly with at least one officer, as provided by law, shall be responsible for the investment of state funds, the management of bond debt and the acquisition and disposition of state lands; and to provide that other cabinet duties shall be transferred by law.[2][3]

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  1. Florida Constitution Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 11-7-78"
  2. Florida Secretary of State, Division of Elections, "Initiative Information"
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.