Florida College and University Board Term Limits, Amendment 2 (1964)

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The Florida College and University Board Term Limits Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 3, 1964.

This amendment modified Article XVI of the Florida Constitution to limit the length of the term of boards for Colleges and Universities to nine years.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 2 (1964)
Approveda Yes 507,225 57.53%

Election results via: Florida Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:


Terms of Office created by Legislature—Proposing an amendment to Article XVI, Section 7 to provide that the Legislature may extend the terms of the membership on the board charges with responsibility for colleges and universities (not including junior colleges) to not more than nine years.[2][3]

Constitutional changes

Section 7. Terms of Offices Created by Legislature. The legislature shall not create any office, the term of which shall be longer than four (4) years, except membership on the board charged with responsibility for colleges and universities (not including junior colleges) which terms may be extended by the legislature to not more than nine (9) years.[1]

Path to the ballot

  • The amendment was placed on the ballot by Senate Joint Resolution 267 of 1963.
  • The amendment was filed with the Secretary of State on May 31, 1963.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Florida Constitution Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 11-3-64"
  2. Ocala Star-Banner, "Automatic Voting Machine Sample Ballot," October 26, 1964
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.