Florida Impeachment of County Court Judges, Amendment 1 (1988)

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The Florida Impeachment of County Court Judges Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 8, 1988.

This amendment modified Article III of the Florida Constitution to allow for county court judges to be subject to impeachment by the Legislature.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 1 (1988)
Approveda Yes 2,840,296 72.34%

Election results via: Florida Elections Division

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to provide that county court judges shall be subject to impeachment by the Legislature and thereby removing present authority of Governor to suspend county court judges.[2][3]

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  1. Florida Constitution Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 11-8-88"
  2. Florida Secretary of State, Division of Elections, "Initiative Information"
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.