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3 Florida Ballot Proposals Dominate Signature Gathering

With backers trying to get a series of high-profile constitutional amendments on the 2020 ballot, three proposals are dominating the critical process of collecting petition signatures.

As of Wednesday morning, the political committee Citizens for Energy Choices had submitted 339,553 signatures for a ballot proposal that would require major changes and deregulation in Florida’s electric utility industry, according to numbers posted on the state Division of Elections website.

Close behind, the political committee Florida For A Fair Wage had submitted 331,694 signatures for a ballot proposal that would gradually increase the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour.

Meanwhile, the number of signatures submitted by the committee All Voters Vote has dramatically increased in recent weeks. The committee had submitted 219,401 signatures for its proposal, which would revamp the state’s primary-election system.

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