Glenton Gilzean

FL Supreme Court rejects late challenge to Amendment 3, which would end party primaries

BY: - October 28, 2020

The Florida Supreme Court has dismissed a late legal challenge to the proposed Constitutional Amendment 3, which would end partisan political primary elections in Florida in favor of a “top two” system in which Republicans, Democrats, and nonaffiliated voters would participate. In a unanimous ruling on Wednesday, the justices rejected a petition filed on Oct. […]

Amendment 3 sponsor criticizes Supreme Court challenge as ‘political stunt;’ state asks justices not to interfere

BY: - October 21, 2020

Attorneys for Secretary of State Laurel Lee have asked the Florida Supreme Court to dismiss a challenge to proposed Amendment 3 — the measure that could overturn the state’s primary elections process if voters approve. The request comes within two weeks of the general election on Nov. 3, with Amendment 3 already on the ballot […]

Amendment 3 is potentially in trouble; lawmakers turn to Supreme Court to try to block the measure

BY: - October 13, 2020

Constitutional Amendment 3 — which promises to tear down Florida’s political primaries and build them anew — is the target of a court challenge as the November 3 election looms and voters are already filling in their ballots. GOP and Democratic lawmakers filed a petition Tuesday with the Florida Supreme Court, seeking to bar state […]