Florida Terms of Office for Trial Court Judges, Amendment 7 (1988)

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The Florida Terms of Office for Trial Court Judges Amendment, also known as Amendment 7, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was defeated on the ballot on November 8, 1988.

This amendment sought to modify Article V of the Florida Constitution to increase the terms of county court judges from four to six years.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 7 (1988)
Defeatedd No2,444,18162.07%
Yes 1,493,839 37.93%

Election results via: Florida Elections Division

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Increases terms of county court judges from four to six years.[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.