Miami-Dade County Bill Of Rights Amendment Question (November 2012)

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Voting on Civil Rights
Civil Rights.jpg
Ballot Measures
By state
By year
Not on ballot

A Miami-Dade County Bill Of Rights Amendment question is on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Miami-Dade County, which is in Florida, where it was approved.

This question amended the Miami-Dade County to remove the section establishing that a public official must forfeit office if he/she violates the Citizen's Bill of Rights. It establishes that the Commission on Ethics and Public Trust will enforce the Citizens' Bill of Rights with certain Code established penalties.[1]

Election results

County Question 6
Approveda Yes 340,464 52.26%

Election results from Miami-Dade County, Unofficial Election Results Summary

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the Charter be amended to eliminate the provision providing for forfeiture of office if a public official or employee willfully violates the Citizens’ Bill of Rights and allow, in addition to suit in circuit court, the Commission on Ethics and Public Trust to enforce the Citizens’ Bill of Rights with penalties authorized by the Code?



See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Miami-Dade County Elections, Sample Ballot
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

LocalBallotMeasures Final.png This local ballot measure article is a stub. You can help people learn by expanding it.