Florida Term Limits for Persons Appointed or Elected to Fill Vacancies, Amendment 7 (1944)

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Florida Term Limits for Persons Appointed or Elected to Fill Vacancies, Amendment 7 was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida that was approved by voters in the general election on November 7, 1944. The amendment related to term limits for persons appointed or elected to fill vacancies.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 7 (1944)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 89,760 66.99%
No44,23033.01%

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. 7

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT

ARTICLE XVIII, SECTION 6 and 7

To amend Section 6 and 7 of Article XVIII of the Constitution providing that terms of offices of appointees to fill vacancies in elective offices extend only to the first Tuesday after the first Monday in January following the election and qualification of a successor; and in all cases of election to fill vacancies in offices such shall be for that part of the unexpired term commencing on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in January net after such election.[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.