The Florida Supreme Court ruled today to prevent three ballot measures that were proposed by the Florida legislature from appearing on the state’s November ballot, among them the controversial Fair Districts “poison pill” that would have blunted the anti-gerrymandering effect of Amendments 5 and 6, and the so-called “Health Care Freedom” amendment, which would have prevented the implementation of the federal government’s health care reform in Florida.
The court also ruled that Amendments 5 and 6 — which, if passed, will create new rules for how legislative districts are drawn —will stand. The two amendments had been challenged by Reps. Corrine Brown, D-Jacksonville, and Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Miami.
Read or download the decisions in full after the jump:
Amendments 5 and 6 Decision Amendment 7 Decision Amendment 9 Decision
Amendment 3 Decision