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Six amendments on Florida’s Nov. 2 election ballot

Amendment #1: Repeal of public campaign financing requirement.  This amendment passed during the 2009 Legislative Session by a vote of 80-34.

Miami Herald writes a good explanation of the issue.

Link to full Amendment 1 detail.

Amendment #2: Homestead ad valorem tax credit for deployed military personnel. The Florida Legislature passed the proposal in May 2009 by a vote of 115-0.

Link to Amendment 2 in full.

Amendment #4: Referenda required for adoption and amendment of local government comprehensive land use plans.  This is sponsored by Florida Hometown Democracy.

Information in support of the Amendment: Information against the bill:

Amendment #5: Standards for the Legislature to follow in legislative redistricting.

Find an impressive amount of information about this amendment here:,_Amendment_5_%282010%29.  Read the bill by clicking here.

Amendment #6: Standards for the Legislature to follow in congressional redistricting. Related to Amendment 5. Visit

(Amendments #5 and #6 are sponsored by

Amendment #8: Relaxing Class Size Requirements, which Florida voters approved in 2002.  The Florida legislature adopted the proposed amendment in 2010 by a vote of 77-41.   CHALLENGE PENDING ON AMENDMENT 8 – Oct. 6 will be oral arguments.

Related posts:

  1. Results of the six ballot amendments in Florida
  2. Broward commission skips passing resolution against Amendment 4
  3. Broward County Election Results coming soon!
  4. Crimes against homeless bill passes committee unanimously
  5. Amendment 4 Informational Forum in Hollywood Oct. 13

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Posted by Andrea Freygang on Oct 4 2010. Filed under Broward County, Elections, Fort Lauderdale, Latest news, Local news, Miami, Palm Beach, Tallahassee. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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