Hillsborough County Disability Language Amendment Question (November 2012)

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A Hillsborough County Discrimination Prohibition Amendment question is on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Hillsborough County, which is in Florida, where it was approved.

This question amended the Hillsborough County Charter to change the term physical handicap to disability.[1]

Election results

Hillsborough County Charter Amendment 1
Approveda Yes 236,933 52.07%

Election results from Hillsborough County, Unofficial Election Results Summary

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the Hillsborough County Charter, Section 9.11, Discrimination Prohibited, which prohibits County government from depriving any person of certain rights, be amended to change the term physical handicap to disability?[1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Hillsborough County Elections, Sample Ballot
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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