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Florida Casino Authorization, Amendment 2 (1986)

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The Florida Casino Authorization Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was an initiated constitutional amendment in Florida which was defeated on the ballot on November 4, 1986.

This amendment sought to modify Article X of the Florida Constitution to allow casino gambling in hotels of 500 rooms or more in counties where the county has approved casino gambling by initiative referendum.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 2 (1986)
Defeatedd No2,237,55568.35%
Yes 1,036,250 31.65%

Election results via: Florida Elections Division

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

An amendment authorizing casino gambling in hotels of 500 rooms or more in counties where electors of a county have by initiative referendum approved casino gambling and the geographic boundaries for such casino gambling in their county; the legislature to enact such laws necessary to assure reasonable limitation, licensing, regulation and taxation of such casino gambling.[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.