BRADENTON, Fla. — Florida voters on Tuesday cast 2,629,400 votes, representing 64.1% of those voting, to pass a controversial tax relief measure called Amendment 1 that could impact the credit quality of local governments, one rating agency warned yesterday.

Only 35.9% of voters cast ballots against the constitutional amendment, which appeared on the state’s presidential preference primary ballot. Amendment 1 needed 60% of the votes to pass.

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