Today is the day, Thursday Oct 23, is the start of early voting in CITRUS COUNTY, and other counties in the State of Florida. Citrus County Early Voting hours are from 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M., Thursday OCT 23, 2014 Through Saturday, NOV 1, 2014. The regular ELECTION DAY IS TUESDAY, NOV 4, 2014. Below is the Early Voting Locations in Citrus County.
Below are the Amendments on this year 2014 Ballots and their Explanations.
This is the Amendment that Governor Graham is seeking to get passed in order that
Florida protect it’s waterways and conserve the precious natural resources of the State.
This Amendment is sought to legalize the use of Medical Marijuana
which has been shown helpful in the treatment of many and varied medical conditions.
It needs 60% voter approval to be passed.
This Amendment would allow any sitting Governor to pick a Judge regardless of the standing criteria that now exists. The measure, upon voter approval, would empower the governor to fill judicial vacancies by appointing a justice or judge from among at least three, but not more than six, candidates selected by the judicial nominating commission. The measure would also allow the governor to "prospectively" fill a vacancy, meaning that the governor would not need to wait until a judge completes his or her term to pick a successor in situations where a judge:
Reaches the mandatory judicial retirement age of 70.
Fails to qualify for a retention election.
Fails to be retained through election.
This Amendment is intended to increase the Sales Tax in the County by 1%