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John Morgan Looks Back at 2020 Elections, Looks Ahead to 2022 and Marijuana Legalization

Despite getting Amendment 2 over the finish line with more than 60 percent of the vote, Morgan, who also led the charge on amendments expanding medical marijuana, said this is his last effort to change the Florida Constitution at the ballot box. 
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Once Again, Florida GOP Shows the Nation How to Win the Close States

Over the past decade, Florida Republicans have made it a habit of winning the close ones. Rick Scott narrowly edged then state CFO Alex Sink in the 2010 gubernatorial race. Four years later, Scott held off former Gov. Charlie Crist. In 2016, Trump beat out Hillary Clinton in the Sunshine State.

Florida Voters Back Four New Amendments, Including Raising the Minimum Wage

One proposal failed to garner a simple majority. Amendment 4 which would have raised the standard on state constitutional amendments by having them pass two general elections before being included in the Florida Constitution, had less than 50 percent support. 
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Presidential Election, Proposed Amendments Front and Center in Florida on Election Day

The stakes could not be higher in the Sunshine State with its 29 electoral college votes.
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Florida Voters Consider Minimum Wage Increase, Top Two-Primary Amendments

The proposed amendments need to garner 60 percent support to be added to the state constitution. Some polls released this week show Amendment 2 is losing traction but still clears that threshold while Amendment 3 does not. 
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Florida Political Insights: News and Notes on Proposed Amendments and Blaise Ingoglia, a Top...

On Election Day, Florida voters will cast their ballots on Amendment 3 which would allow all registered voters to vote in the primaries regardless of political party affiliation, as well as Amendment 2, which will raise the state’s minimum wage, and state Rep. Blaise Ingoglia's role as one of the Trump campaign’s top surrogates.
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Jimmy Patronis Calls on Congress to Pass Marijuana Banking Bill

Noting that medical marijuana businesses continue to grow after 2016 when Florida voters added Amendment 2 to the state Constitution, Patronis said Congress needs to change how banks handle accounts from these enterprises. 
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