Florida Rights of Victims of Crime, Amendment 2 (1988)

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The Florida Rights of Victims of Crime Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 8, 1988.

This amendment modified Article I of the Florida Constitution to grant crime victims the right to be informed of criminal proceedings.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 2 (1988)
Approveda Yes 3,629,963 90.19%

Election results via: Florida Elections Division

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to grant victims of crime, and the next of kin of homicide victims, the qualified right to be informed, to be present, and to be heard at all crucial stages of criminal proceedings.[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.