Florida Judicial Commissions, Amendment 3 (1996)

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The Florida Judicial Commissions Amendment, also known as Amendment 3, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 5, 1996.

This amendment modified Article V of the Florida Constitution to allow the Judicial Nominating Commission to recommend six names for vacancies, and to expand authority of Judicial Qualifications Commission.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 3 (1996)
Approveda Yes 3,436,753 74.9%

Election results via: Florida Division of Elections.

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Proposing amendments to the State Constitution to allow judicial nominating commissions to recommend from three up to six persons to fill a court vacancy; and to restructure the Judicial Qualifications Commission and permit additional sanctions for judicial misconduct.[1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Florida Secretary of State, Division of Elections, "Initiative Information"
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.