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Florida 1956 ballot measures

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Eleven statewide ballot measures were on the November 6, 1956 ballot in the state of Florida.

On the ballot

November 6

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Judiciary Establishes three district court of appeals, provides various rules relating to judges, and removes obsolete constitutional language Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Local Gov't Allows for home rule in Dade County Approveda
LRCA Amendment 4 Legislature Allows the Legislature to have an extra session of no more than 30 days if approved by a 3/5th vote in both Houses Approveda
LRCA Amendment 5 Redistricting Reapportions the seats in the State Senate and House Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 6 Judiciary Provides for additional Judges of the Criminal Court of Records of Duval County Approveda
LRCA Amendment 7 Education Removes the Office of County Special Tax School District Trustees and provides method for reinstatement Approveda
LRCA Amendment 8 Education Authorizes the appointment of County Superintendents in Duval, Sarasota, Dade and Pinellas Counties Approveda
LRCA Amendment 9 Judiciary Transfers duties of the County Solicitor in Dade County to the State Attorney of the 11th Judicial Circuit Approveda
LRCA Amendment 10 Gov't Finances Requires that all money collected by Escambia County officers be paid into the county general fund Approveda
LRCA Amendment 11 Civil Service Provides for the establishment of civil service systems and civil service boards Approveda
LRCA Amendment 12 Trials Provides for Civil Jury Trials, as well as certain court officers, in Pinellas County Approveda

Not on the ballot

  • Amendment 3 did not appear on the ballot because it was repealed.[1]
  • The Constitution Advisory Commission was create by Legislative approval.

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