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Sun Nov 11, 2012, 07:59 AM

Florida voters came through, and did more than turn the State blue: [View all]

They ousted establishment candidates, including incumbent Scott Plakon in Seminole County and former legislator Bob Brooks' comeback attempt in Orange.

And in the most remarkable event in the entire state, Seminole County voters appear to have ousted House speaker-to-be Chris Dorworth from a district that was specifically drawn to keep him safe, stocked with 25 percent more Republicans than Democrats.

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Voters also rejected eight of the 11 verbose constitutional amendments the Legislature proposed making exceptions only to provide help to disabled veterans, the elderly poor and widowed spouses of first responders.

And they voted to retain the three Supreme Court justices whom legislators wanted gone simply because these justices had forced politicians to play by the rules.

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/politics/os-scott-maxwell-florida-legislature-losers-111112-20121110,0,7965954.column

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