Florida County Commissioners, Amendment 8 (1944)

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Florida County Commissioners, Amendment 8 was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida that was approved by voters in the general election on November 7, 1944. The amendment provided for five county commissioners districts in each county.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 8 (1944)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 84,548 56.54%
No64,98643.46%

Election results via: Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida (1943-1944)

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

NO. 8

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT

ARTICLE VIII, SECTION 5

To amend Section 5 of Article VIII of the Constitution providing for five (5) County Commissioners Districts in each county, numbered one to five as nearly as possible equal in population, and providing for one County Commissioner from each such districts; providing for the fixing of the boundary of such districts; providing for the election of County Commissioners from the county for terms of four (4) years, and the staggering of such terms of office.[2]

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  1. Amendments made to state constitution November 7, 1944
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.