Casino Approval Ballot Question Goes To Fla. Supreme Court

By Vidya Kauri (May 6, 2016, 9:00 PM EDT) -- Florida's attorney general petitioned the state's high court Friday to review whether a political action committee's proposed constitutional amendment to give voters exclusive power to approve legalizing nontribal gaming in the state meets certain requirements to be placed on the 2018 election ballot.

Attorney General Pamela Jo Bondi's petition asked the Florida Supreme Court to weigh in on the validity of the proposed amendment, noting that the proposal does not have the required number of signatures and is ineligible for the 2016 ballot.

"The initiative does not specify the date of the election at which the proposed amendment is to be...

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