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Fifty-seven percent of the vote wasn't enough to pass an amendment to the Florida Constitution.

How open primaries got the most votes and still got rejected in Florida

Hough is director of Florida Fair and Open Primaries, which campaigned for the November ballot measure that would have allowed all voters to participate in a single nominating contest for state offices, with the top two vote-getters, regardless of party, advancing to the general election. Independent Voter News published an earlier version of this piece.
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