Florida State Census, Amendment 2 (1950)
|Florida Amendment 2 (1950)|
Official results via: Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida (1951-1950) (p.344-47)
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
To amend Article VII, Section 5 of the State Constitution to provide that a state census will no longer be required to be taken and, beginning with federal census of 1950, adopting the preceding decennial federal census as the state census.
The text of the amendment read:
Section 5. The Legislature shall no longer be required to provide for an enumeration of the inhabitants of the State. The last preceding decennial Federal census beginning with the Federal census of 1950 shall also be the State census and shall control in all population Acts and constitutional apportionments, unless otherwise ordered by the Legislature.
- Sarasota Herald-Tribune, "Sample Ballot," November 6, 1950
- Florida Constitutional Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 11-7-50,"
- Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida (1949-1950)
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