CBS: Proposed amendment to open Florida primaries

 

Called the “All Voters Vote Amendment,” its main goal is to open primaries. Under current law in Florida only when a candidate has no opposition from outside their party can all voters cast a vote in that race in the primary. Organizers point to numbers showing more than a quarter of Florida voters don’t have a party affiliation.

If the amendment gathers enough signatures, it still would need to pass with 60 percent of the vote in 2016. It would take effect in 2018.

For the complete story: http://www.wtsp.com/story/news/2015/07/22/proposed-amendment-to-open-florida-primaries/30530787/

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