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Published On: Wed, Oct 10th, 2018

Voter Guide on 2018 Florida Amendment 11: Removal of obsolete language

Ahead of the general election, former U.S. Senate candidate Alex Snitker broke down the Florida amendments on the 2018 ballot for Florida Daily. Snitker then spoke with Dispatch Radio about the amendments.

Check out the full audio below.

Here’s his remarks on Amendment Eleven:

Amendment 11 (Removal of Obsolete Language)-YES

Placed on the ballot by the Constitution Revision Commission.

Amendment 11 removes obsolete language in the Florida Constitution. Amendment 11 would remove language dealing with an amendment from the 1920s that prohibited Asians from owning property in Florida.  This language was passed in response to the influx of Chinese and Japanese coming to America around the turn of 20th century.  Congress has since repealed federal laws prohibiting Asians from becoming citizens and this language is no longer needed in our state Constitution. Amendment 11 also removes left over language in the state Constitution on taxpayer funded high-speed rail which was repealed by voters in 2004. Amendment 11 also removes language which prohibited the Legislature from reducing sentencing guidelines for those convicted before it passed legislation reducing the sentences for certain crimes.

Snitker’s full guide at Florida Daily HERE

Alex Snitker is a United States Marine veteran who was the Libertarian nominee for the U.S. Senate back in 2010. He is the president of the Liberty First Network, the liberty lobbying organization based in Florida that works in Tallahassee on positive liberty legislation and educates the citizens on the political process and how they can individually make an impact.

Further analysis:

Amendment One and Two

Amendment Three

Amendment Four

Amendment Five

Amendment Six

Amendment Seven

Amendment Nine

Amendment Ten

Amendment Eleven

Amendment Twelve and Thirteen

Vote sign photo/ Leslie Andrachuk via pixabay

 

Full breakdown:

About the Author

- Writer and Co-Founder of The Global Dispatch, Brandon has been covering news, offering commentary for years, beginning professional in 2008 on sites like Examiner and blogs: Desk of Brian, Crazed Fanboy. Appearing on several radio shows, Brandon has hosted Dispatch Radio, written his first novel (The Rise of the Templar) will be a licensed Assembly of God Pastor by the Spring of 2017. "Why do we do this?" I was asked and the answer is simple. "I just want the truth. I want a source of information that tells me what's going and clearly attempts to separate opinion from fact. Set aside left and right, old and young, just point to the world and say, 'Look!'" To Contact Brandon email [email protected] ATTN: BRANDON

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