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Florida Politics: Local elected officers launch Amendment 10 initiative

09/18/2018 | Posted in: Uncategorized

This story was originally published by Florida Politics.

Some of Florida’s Sheriffs, Tax Collectors, Clerks of Circuit Court, Property Appraisers, and other supporters gathered at the Capitol Wednesday to kick off a “statewide education initiative” about Amendment 10, or the “Protection Amendment.”

“The amendment safeguards the interests of Floridians by protecting our right to vote, our families, our tax dollars, and our veterans,” a press release said. “Amendment 10 keeps, and in some cases returns, the power into the hands of the people.”

The state’s Supreme Court last week unanimously upheld a lower court ruling approving the amendment, which would overhaul state and local governments by requiring certain offices now appointed to be elected.

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