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Florida health-care amendment defeated
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — (AP) Florida voters have rejected a proposal that would have banned government mandates for obtaining insurance such as required by
The proposed state constitutional amendment required 60 percent approval but didn’t even have a majority with most of the vote counted Tuesday. It was favored by 48 percent and opposed by 52 percent.
Amendment 1 wouldn’t have made a difference even if it passed, as the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the federal law.
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