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Florida Constitution Revision Commission

P 11: SUFFRAGE AND ELECTIONS, Primary, general, and special elections

PROPOSAL by Sherry Plymale ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Carolyn Timmann ; Hank Coxe ; Roberto Martinez

SUFFRAGE AND ELECTIONS, Primary, general, and special elections; Section 5 of Article VI of the State Constitution to authorize all qualified electors, regardless of party affiliation, to vote in a partisan primary election for an office if all the candidates for the office have the same party affiliation and the winner will be opposed only by one or more write-in candidates in the general election.

Last Action: 12/1/2017 - Now in General Provisions
Location: In committee (GP)
Proposal Text: Web Page | PDF
Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. General Provisions (GP)

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  • Proposal History

    Date Action
    10/3/2017 • Filed
    10/16/2017 • Referred to Ethics and Elections; General Provisions
    11/20/2017 • On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 11/29/17, 8:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building, Tallahassee, Florida
    • On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 11/30/17, 1:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building, Tallahassee, Florida --Meeting cancelled
    11/29/2017 • Favorable by Ethics and Elections; YEAS 8 NAYS 1
    12/1/2017 • Now in General Provisions

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  • P 11, Original Filed Version (Current Proposal Version) Posted 10/3/2017 at 8:41 AM

    Public Proposals: 700396

    Proposal Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Ethics and Elections (Pre-Meeting) 11/25/2017 (pdf)

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    11/29/2017 8:00 AM Ethics and Elections 8 Yeas - 1 Nays

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