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Part Two The Florida Constitution and Commentary, Art.VI Suffrage and Elections

From: The Florida State Constitution (2nd Edition)

Talbot D'Alemberte

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 06 May 2021

Florida elections have been the subject of national and international attention on several occasions, when they have been critical to the outcome of presidential elections. In the 1876 Hayes-Tilden election, Florida’s votes were determined in a political compromise, allowing the U.S. House of Representatives to decide the election in favor of Hays; in 2000, the Bush-Gore election dispute was ultimately resolved in an unusual decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, and the award of Florida’s electoral votes put Bush over the top.1 Despite the drama that Florida...
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