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Hometown Democracy amendment in trouble

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Most Floridians support the “Hometown Democracy” constitutional amendment but not in high enough numbers to pass the measure this fall, according to the fourth annual Sunshine State survey. The survey, released Wednesday, found that 51 percent of residents were in favor of the amendment, which would require local voter approval on all land-use development plans. The proposal needs 60 percent approval statewide for it to pass. The Leadership Florida 2010 Sunshine State survey was conducted Feb. 5-17 by The Nielson…

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