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Florida Constitution Revision Commission

P 6009: Primary Elections

PROPOSAL by Style and Drafting

Primary Elections; A proposal to amend 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: 4/16/2018 - Failed to adopt; YEAS 19 NAYS 17
Location: Failed passage
Proposal Text: Web Page | PDF



Proposal History

Date Action
3/30/2018 • Submitted for consideration by Style and Drafting
• On Committee agenda-- Style and Drafting, 04/05/18, 10:00 am, 102 House Office Building, Tallahassee, Florida -- Submitted as Committee Proposal; YEAS 11 NAYS 0
• On Committee agenda-- Style and Drafting, 04/06/18, 9:00 am, 102 House Office Building, Tallahassee, Florida --Meeting cancelled
4/6/2018 • Filed
4/9/2018 • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
4/11/2018 • Placed on Reports of Committees Calendar, 04/16/18
4/16/2018 • Failed to adopt; YEAS 19 NAYS 17