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Military, first responder spouse tax break measure winning

By on November 6th, 2012

The Florida Department of State Division of Elections reported as of 8:47 p.m. that 60.73 percent of more than 5 million ballots voted “yes” on Amendment 9. Voters rejecting the amendment accounted for 39.27 percent.

This amendment proposes a full property tax exemption be given to living spouses of military veterans who died while on active duty and first responders who died on the job.

Sixty percent of votes cast are required for a Florida state constitution amendment to pass.

 


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