You, the people of Florida, spoke loudly and clearly.
You said you wanted more of a say in choosing your elected leaders in open primaries, where a lot more voters could influence state elections.
That was 21 years ago.
It was 1998 when nearly two-thirds of voters (64 percent) passed Amendment 11, which unlocked the state’s system of closed primaries to allow all voters to cast a ballot in a primary if only one party offered candidates. The amendment passed in 53 counties — in Broward, it got 71 percent of the vote.
But this is Florida, where the will of the people is easily thwarted