REQUIRING BROADER PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS OR REVISIONS

Reference:
Article XI, Section 5

Summary:
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Proposes an amendment to Section 5 of Article XI of the State Constitution to require that any proposed amendment to or revision of the State Constitution, whether proposed by the Legislature, by initiative, or by any other method, must be approved by at least 60 percent of the voters of the state voting on the measure, rather than by a simple majority. This proposed amendment would not change the current requirement that a proposed constitutional amendment imposing a new state tax or fee be approved by at least 2/3 of the voters of the state voting in the election in which such an amendment is considered.

Sponsor:
The Florida Legislature

Status: Passed
Made Ballot:  
Ballot Number: 3  
Election Date: 11/07/2006 
 Votes For: 2,600,969   
 Votes Against: 1,900,359   




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