Constitutional Amendments

Changes to the Florida Constitution can be proposed by a joint resolution of the Florida Legislature, citizens' initiative process, the constitutional revision commission, or the taxation and budget reform commission. Proposed amendments require 60% approval from voters to pass.

Below are pdfs in English and Spanish and a list of the constitutional amendments which shall appear on the General Election ballot, November 6, 2018. Information and the list of amendments are also on the Division of Elections web site. Please search or for "Florida Constitutional Amendments 2018" for commentaries on the 12 amendments.


Constitution Revision Commission
Note: By order of the Florida Supreme Court, NO. 8 CONSTITUTIONAL REVISION (Ballot title: School Board Term Limits and Duties; Public Schools) is removed from the 2018 General Election Ballot. See SC18-1368. The numbering for the remaining proposed amendments will not change and will appear on the ballot as currently numbered.

CRC Ballot Guide

CRC Revision Ballot No.
Revision 1: Rights of Crime Victims; Judges 6
Revision 2: First Responder and Military Member Survivor Benefits; Public Colleges and Universities       7
Revision 3: School Board Term Limits and Duties; Public Schoolsnbsp;  REMOVED
Revision 4: Prohibits Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling; Prohibits Vaping in Enclosed Indoor Workplaces         9
Revision 5: State and Local Government Structure and Operation 10
Revision 6: Property Rights; Removal of Obsolete Provision; Criminal Statutes 11
Revision 7: Lobbying and Abuse of Office by Public Officers 12
Revision 8: Ends Dog Racing 13


State Constitutional Amendments

Title  Ballot No. 
Increased Homestead Property Tax Exemption (Florida Legislature) 1
Limitations on Property Tax Assessments (Florida Legislature) 2
Voter Control of Gambling in Florida (Petition) 3
Voting Restoration Amendment (Petition) 4
Supermajority Vote Required to Impose, Authorize, or Raise State Taxes   
  or Fees
 (Florida Legislature)