Florida House of Representatives Four Year Terms, Amendment 6 (1970)
The Florida House of Representatives Four Year Terms Amendment, also known as Amendment 6, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 3, 1970 ballot in Florida, where it was defeated.
|Florida Amendment 6 (1970)|
Election results via: ICPSR
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
ARTICLE III, SECTION 15(b)
Section 15. Terms and Qualifications of Legislators.
(b) Representatives. Members of the house of representatives shall be elected for terms of four years. Those from even-numbered districts in the years the numbers of which are multiples of four and those from odd-numbered districts in even-numbered years the numbers of which are not multiples of four; except, at the election next following a reapportionment, some representatives shall be elected for terms of two years when necessary to maintain staggered terms.
- Florida November 3, 1970 Amendment Proposals - Florida Constitutional Revision Commission
- Sample Ballot - Ocala Star-Banner, October 26, 1970
- Ocala Star-Banner, "Sample Ballot," October 26, 1970
- REFERENDA AND PRIMARY ELECTION MATERIALS [Computer file]. ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 1995. doi:10.3886/ICPSR00006.v1
- Ocala Star-Banner, "Seven Amendment Cover Youth, Courts, Money," November 2, 1970
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
- Florida Constitutional Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 11-3-70"
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