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</table>'''Florida Additional Judge for Lake County, Amendment 5''' appeared on the [[Florida 1965 ballot measures|November 2, 1965]] election ballot in [[Florida]] as a {{lrcafull}}, where it was '''approved'''. The amendment authorizes the legislature to provide an additional county judge in Lake County.<ref>[http://www.law.fsu.edu/crc/conhist/1965amen.html Amendments made to state constitution November 2, 1965]</ref>
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The '''Florida Additional Judge for Lake County Amendment''', also known as '''Amendment 2''', was a {{lrcafull}} in [[Florida]] which was '''approved''' on the ballot on [[Florida 1965 ballot measures|November 2, 1965]].
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*This amendment modified Article V of the [[Florida Constitution]] to authorize the legislature to provide an additional [[Judgepedia:Florida County Court|county judge]] in Lake County.<ref name="crc">[http://www.law.fsu.edu/crc/conhist/1965amen.html ''Florida Constitution Revision Commission'', "Amendments, Election of 11-2-65"]</ref>
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==Election results==
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{{short outcome
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|title=Florida Amendment 2 (1965)
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|yes=357,866
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|yespct=67.61
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|no=171,458
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|nopct=32.39
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Unofficial election results via: [http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=wl9IAAAAIBAJ&sjid=-QQEAAAAIBAJ&pg=5205%2C4235953 ''Ocala Star-Banner''] (November 3, 1965)
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==Text of measure==
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The language that appeared on the ballot:
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{{Quote|<center>NO. 2<br>
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CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT<br>
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TO ARTICLE V, SECTION 7<br>
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BY ADDING SUBSECTIONS<br>
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(2A) AND (2B)</center>
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Judiciary, Lake County Judge – Proposing an amendment to Article V, Section 7 of the State Constitution by adding subjections (2A) and (2B) providing that the Legislature may provide, without referendum thereon, for one additional County Judge of Lake County.<ref name="ballot">[http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=ul9IAAAAIBAJ&sjid=-QQEAAAAIBAJ&pg=3374%2C2273534 ''Ocala Star-Banner'', "Voting Machine Sample Ballot," October 25, 1965]</ref>}}
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===Constitutional changes===
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Section 7. County Judges' Courts.
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(2A) County Judges, Lake County. The legislature may provide, without referendum thereon, for one (1) additional judge in Lake county.
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(2B) This amendment shall become effective only upon its approval by a majority of the electors of the state participating in the special election held November 2, 1965, and a concurrent approval of a majority of the electors of Lake county participating in the same election.<ref name="crc"/>
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==Path to the ballot==
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* The amendment was placed on the ballot by House Joint Resolution 1649 of 1965.
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* The amendment was approved by the [[Governor of Florida|Governor]] on June 24, 1965.
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* The amendment was filed with the [[Florida Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] on June 25, 1965.<ref name="crc"/>
  
 
==See also==
 
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==External links==
 
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* [http://www.law.fsu.edu/crc/conhist/1965amen.html Florida Amendments of the Election of 11-2-65]
* [http://election.dos.state.fl.us/initiatives/initiativelist.asp Florida ballot measure database]
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* [http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=ul9IAAAAIBAJ&sjid=-QQEAAAAIBAJ&pg=3374%2C2273534 Sample Ballot] (in the ''Ocala Star-Banner'', October 25, 1965)
* [http://www.law.fsu.edu/crc/conhist/1965amen.html Text of the amendment]
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The Florida Additional Judge for Lake County Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 2, 1965.

Election results

Florida Amendment 2 (1965)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 357,866 67.61%
No171,45832.39%

Unofficial election results via: Ocala Star-Banner (November 3, 1965)

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

NO. 2

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
TO ARTICLE V, SECTION 7
BY ADDING SUBSECTIONS

(2A) AND (2B)

Judiciary, Lake County Judge – Proposing an amendment to Article V, Section 7 of the State Constitution by adding subjections (2A) and (2B) providing that the Legislature may provide, without referendum thereon, for one additional County Judge of Lake County.[2][3]

Constitutional changes

Section 7. County Judges' Courts.

(2A) County Judges, Lake County. The legislature may provide, without referendum thereon, for one (1) additional judge in Lake county.

(2B) This amendment shall become effective only upon its approval by a majority of the electors of the state participating in the special election held November 2, 1965, and a concurrent approval of a majority of the electors of Lake county participating in the same election.[1]

Path to the ballot

  • The amendment was placed on the ballot by House Joint Resolution 1649 of 1965.
  • The amendment was approved by the Governor on June 24, 1965.
  • The amendment was filed with the Secretary of State on June 25, 1965.[1]

See also

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External links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Florida Constitution Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 11-2-65"
  2. Ocala Star-Banner, "Voting Machine Sample Ballot," October 25, 1965
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.