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All Voters Vote in Primary Elections for State Legislature, Governor, and Cabinet
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Reference:
Article VI, Section 5

Summary:
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Allows all registered voters to vote in primaries for state legislature, governor, and cabinet, regardless of political party affiliation. All candidates for these offices, including party-affiliated candidates, appear on the same primary ballot, and the two candidates receiving the highest number of votes advance to the general election. If only two candidates qualify, no primary is held and the winner is determined in the general election. Effective January 1, 2025.

Sponsor:
Let Florida Vote
3948 3rd Street, #26
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250-
(813) 335-7472
  Contact: Ben Sorensen, Chairperson

Signatures:
Statewide total needed for judicial and financial impact review: 222,898 
Statewide total needed to make ballot position: 891,589 
Statewide total currently valid: 0*
Congressional district totals needed for judicial and economic reviews and ballot placement, with currently valid signatures: View by District by County
*Statewide and congressional district totals for ballot position are NOT OFFICAL until an initiative petition is certified to have made ballot. Once an initiative petition is certified for ballot position, total currently valid may exceed the official totals at time of certification. For status on ballot position, see Status Table below.
 
Two signature thresholds must first be met for ballot position: 1) statewide total [8 percent of the votes cast in the last presidential election], and 2) Congressional District signature totals in at least 14 of Florida's 27 Congressional Districts [8 percent of the votes cast in each Congressional District in the last presidential election]. See section 3, Article XI, Fla. Const., section 100.371, Fla. Stat.
 
A Congressional District may consist of one or more counties and a county may be part of more than one congressional district. To find out the signature threshold required in each Congressional District for review and ballot position, the current number of verified signatures in each Congressional District by county, and how many Congressional Districts may have met or exceeded signature thresholds, click the link above titled "View by District by County".

Status: Active
Approval Date: 11/22/2022 
Undue Burden:  
Made Review:  
Attorney General:  
Sent to Supreme Court:  
Supreme Court Ruling:  
SC Ruling Date:  
Financial Impact Statement Date:  
SC Approval of Financial Impact Statement:  
Made Ballot:  
Ballot Number: 0  
Election Year: 2024 




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