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Measure Details

Local Option Community College Funding

Florida Ballot Measure - Constitutional Amendment 8

Election: General Nov. 4, 2008 (General)
Outcome: Failed

Categories:
Business and Consumers
Education
Budget, Spending and Taxes
Government Operations
Business and Consumers

Yes
3,210,481
(43.55%)

No
4,161,731
(56.45%)

Summary

Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to require that the Legislature authorize counties to levy a local option sales tax to supplement community college funding; requiring voter approval to levy the tax; providing that approved taxes will sunset after 5 years and may be reauthorized by the voters.

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