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Florida Hillsborough County Solicitor, Amendment 2 (1958)

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The Florida Hillsborough County Solicitor Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 4, 1958 ballot in Florida, where it was approved.

This amendment modified Article V, Section 9C of the Florida Constitution to close the office of Hillsborough County solicitor and transfer the duties to the State Attorney of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 2 (1958)
Approveda Yes 147,438 58.00%

Election results via: Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida (1957-58) (p.446-447)

Text of measure

The ballot read:

Constitutional Amendment No. 2

A proposed Amendment of Article V
A proposed amendment of Article V of the Constitution of the State of Florida by adding a section thereto providing for abolishing the office of County Solicitor in Hillsborough County, transferring the duties thereof to the State Attorney of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, and other matters relating thereto.[2][3]

Path to the ballot

  • The measure was sent to ballot as Senate Joint Resolution No.532
  • It was filed in the Office Secretary of State on June 20, 1957.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Amendments, Election of 11-4-58:," Florida Constitution Revision Commission
  2. Ocala Star-Banner, "Sample Ballot," November 3, 1958
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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