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Florida Judicial System Restructuring, Amendment 3 (1970)

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The Florida Judicial System Restructuring Amendment, also known as Amendment 3, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 3, 1970 ballot in Florida, where it was defeated.

This amendment sought to modify Article V of the Florida Constitution to restructure the state judicial system.[1][2][3]

Election results

Florida Amendment 3 (1970)
Defeatedd No526,32851.08%
Yes 503,992 48.92%

Election results via: ICPSR

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:


JUDICIARY. Proposing a revision of Article V of the State Constitution relating to the Judicial Department of the Government.[1][4]

Constitutional changes

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Ocala Star-Banner, "Sample Ballot," October 26, 1970
  2. 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
  3. Ocala Star-Banner, "Seven Amendment Cover Youth, Courts, Money," November 2, 1970
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  5. Florida Constitutional Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 11-3-70"