Florida English as Official Language Amendment (1988)

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The English as Florida's Official Language Amendment, on the ballot as Measure 11, was on the 1988 ballot in Florida as an initiated constitutional amendment.

Amendment 11 established English as the official state language. It was approved.

Measure 11 was the fifth citizen-initiated proposed amendment to appear on a Florida statewide ballot.

Text of measure

Amendment 11's ballot summary was:

Establishes English as the official language of the State of Florida. Enables the legislature to implement this article by appropriate legislation.

The measure's full text was:

Section 9. English is the Official Language of Florida.
(a) English is the official language of the state of Florida.
(b) The Legislature shall have the power to enforce this section by appropriate legislation.

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