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THE BUZZ: FLORIDA POLITICS

The Florida Supreme Court Building in Tallahassee. [Associated Press]

Amendment 3 would let outgoing governor name judges — an unnecessary power, critics say

TALLAHASSEE — Florida voters are being asked to approve a little-noticed amendment to the state Constitution that would rewrite the way judges are appointed to the state's highest courts and strengthen the powers of governors who are leaving office. Proponents say it is needed to avert a constitutional crisis, but  …

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