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Florida Constitution of 1885 Ratification (1886)

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The Florida Constitution of 1885 was approved on the Florida ballot on November 2, 1886.

The Constitution of 1885 was a major revision of the post-Civil War "Carpetbag" Constitution of 1868.[1]

Election results

Florida Constitution of 1885 (1886)
Approveda Yes 31,803 59.95%

Election results via: State Archives of Florida Online Catalog

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot according to the Ordinance 1 of the Florida Constitutional Convention of 1885:

For the Constitution

Against the Constitution[2][3]

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