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Florida Eligibility to be County Court Judge, Amendment 6 (1984)

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The Florida Eligibility to be County Court Judge Amendment, also known as Amendment 6, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 6, 1984.

This amendment modified Article V of the Florida Constitution to require county court judges to be members of the bar of Florida.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 6 (1988)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 2,529,436 75.45%
No823,21924.55%

Election results via: Florida Elections Division

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Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution, effective July 1, 1985, to require that unless otherwise provided by general law, no person shall be eligible for the office of county court judge unless he is, and has been for the preceding five years, a member of the bar of Florida unless otherwise provided by general law, a person shall be eligible for election or appointment to the office of county court judge in a county having a population of 40,000 or less if he is a member in good standing of the bar of Florida.[2]

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