Florida Suffrage and Eligibility, Amendment 2 (1968)

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The Florida Suffrage and Eligibility Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 8, 1968.

This amendment modified Article VI of the Florida Constitution to revise parts of the state constitution relating to voting and suffrage.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 2 (1968)
Approveda Yes 625,980 55.71%

Election results via: Florida Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:


Revision Of Article VI

Suffrage And Elections

Proposing a revision of Article VI of the Constitution of the State of Florida relating to suffrage and elections, adding that elections shall be by secret ballot, changing the Oath to delete reference to age and residence, providing that registrations and elections in municipalities and other governmental entities may be provided by law, et cetera.[2][3]


  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.