The Secretary of State's Office approved the wording in March and is investigating how the error slipped through.The problem is that one of the initiatives has 81 words, not the maximum of 75 required.
Gov. Jeb Bush, who appoints the secretary of state, said the office should have caught the mistake. But he and other opponents reveled in the mistake and suggested organizers should have caught it.
"There is this thing in Microsoft Word that's called 'word count,' " Bush said with a grin.
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