Difference between revisions of "Florida Amendment 3, Supermajority Vote Required to Approve a Constitutional Amendment (2006)"

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* [http://www.votesmartflorida.org/mx/hm.asp?id=amendment3 Vote Smart Florida description of proposed amendment]
 
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Revision as of 16:02, 3 December 2009

Florida Constitution
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Preamble
Articles
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Florida Broader Public Support for Constitutional Amendments or Revisions, Amendment 3 appeared on the November 7, 2006 election ballot in Florida as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.
  • Yes: 2,600,969 (57.8%) Approveda
  • No: 1,900,359 (42.2%)

Text of the proposal

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Proposes an amendment to Section 5 of Article XI of the State Constitution to require that any proposed amendment to or revision of the State Constitution, whether proposed by the Legislature, by initiative, or by any other method, must be approved by at least 60 percent of the voters of the state voting on the measure, rather than by a simple majority. This proposed amendment would not change the current requirement that a proposed constitutional amendment imposing a new state tax or fee be approved by at least 2/3 percent of the voters of the state voting in the election in which such an amendment is considered.

Campaign finance

Donors for the campaing for the measure:[1]

  • Protect Our Constitution: $3,293,580
  • Total: $3,293,580

See also

External links

References

  1. Follow the Money, "Donors"