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Florida Constitutional Basic Document, Amendment 1 (1968)

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The Florida Constitutional Basic Document Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 8, 1968.

This amendment made general revisions to the Florida Constitution, which would become known as the Florida Constitution of 1968.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment (1968)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 645,233 55.42%
No518,94044.58%

Election results via: Florida Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

NO. 1
BASIC DOCUMENT

Proposing a revision of the Constitution of 1885 generally described as the Basic Document embracing the subject matter of all of the Constitution except for Articles V (Judicial Department), VI (Suffrage and Elections), and VIII (Local Government), Article V (Judicial Department) to be carried over from the present Constitution in its entirety.[2][3]

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  1. Florida Constitution Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 11-5-68"
  2. Ocala Star-Banner, "Automatic Voting Machine Sample Ballot," October 25, 1968
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.