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Florida Judicial Elections, Amendment 4 (1944)

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Florida Judicial Elections, Amendment 4 was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida that was approved by voters in the general election on November 7, 1944. The amendment made state attorneys, judges of the criminal courts of record and county solicitors elected positions.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 4 (1944)
Approveda Yes 91,276 65.28%

Election results via: Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida (1943-1944)

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

NO. 1



To amend Article V of the Constitution by adding a section providing for the election of State Attorneys, Judges of Criminal Courts of Record and County Solicitors) except Judge and Solicitor of Court of Record of Escambia County) in 1948 and thereafter and providing for filling vacancies prior to January 1949, by appointment by the Governor and confirmation by the Senate.[2]

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  1. Amendments made to state constitution November 7, 1944
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.