The Florida Monroe County Senatorial District Amendment, also known as Amendment 6, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was defeated on November 4, 1952.
This amendment sought to modify Article VII of the Florida Constitution to create a 39th senatorial district representing Monroe County.
| Florida Amendment 6 (1952)|
|Yes|| 106,832|| 31.48%|
Official results via: Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida (1951-1952) (p.344-47)
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|| No. 6
ARTICLE VII, SECTION 6
Proposing an amendment to Article VII by adding thereto Section 6, providing for the creation of a Senatorial District for Monroe County to be known as the Thirty-ninth (39th) Senatorial District and making provision for the election of senators therefrom.
The text of the amendment read:
Section 6. There is hereby created a senatorial district for Monroe county to be known as the thirty-ninth (39th) senatorial district. Nothing herein shall disturb the thirty-eight (38) existing senatorial districts, except that Monroe county shall no longer be a part of said existing districts. A special election shall be called and held in said thirty-ninth (39th) senatorial district within 75 days after the general election in 1952 to elect a senator from said district. The senator elected from the thirty-ninth (39th) district shall hold office from his election for a term ending on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November, 1956; and thereafter senators elected from said district shall hold office for terms of four years.