Florida Casino Authorization, Amendment 2 (1986)

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The Florida Casino Authorization Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was an initiated constitutional amendment in Florida which was defeated on the ballot on November 4, 1986.

  • This amendment sought to modify Article X of the Florida Constitution to allow casino gambling in hotels of 500 rooms or more in counties where the county has approved casino gambling by initiative referendum.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 2 (1986)
Defeatedd No2,237,55568.35%
Yes 1,036,250 31.65%

Election results via: Florida Elections Division

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

An amendment authorizing casino gambling in hotels of 500 rooms or more in counties where electors of a county have by initiative referendum approved casino gambling and the geographic boundaries for such casino gambling in their county; the legislature to enact such laws necessary to assure reasonable limitation, licensing, regulation and taxation of such casino gambling.[2][3]

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  1. Florida Constitution Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 11-4-86"
  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.