Florida Statewide Prosecutor Appointment, Amendment 1 (1986)

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The Florida Statewide Prosecutor Appointment Amendment, also known as the Florida Authority of Attorney General to Appoint a Statewide Prosecutor Amendment and Amendment 1, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 4, 1986.

This amendment modified Articles IV and V of the Florida Constitution to allow the Attorney General to appoint a statewide prosecutor to prosecute multicircuit violations of state criminal laws.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 1 (1986)
Approveda Yes 2,168,701 72.78%

Election results via: Florida Elections Division

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Proposes to grant to the Attorney General authority to appoint a statewide prosecutor having concurrent jurisdiction with the state attorneys to prosecute multicircuit violations of the criminal laws of the state.[2][3]

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  1. Florida Constitution Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 11-4-86"
  2. Florida Secretary of State, Division of Elections, "Initiative Information"
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.