Hot Topics – Constitutional Amendments on the November Ballot
There are 6 constitutional amendments on the November Florida ballot. Find out how the amendment will operate and what are it’s pros and cons. Below is a summary of the amendments from Ballotpedia.com.
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|CICA||Amendment 1||Suffrage||States in the state Constitution that only U.S. citizens can vote in federal, state, local, or school elections|
|CICA||Amendment 2||Minimum wage||Increases the state minimum wage to $15 by 2026|
|CICA||Amendment 3||Elections||Establishes a top-two open primary system for state office primary elections|
|CICA||Amendment 4||Direct democracy||Requires voter-approved constitutional amendments to be approved by voters at a second general election|
|LRCA||Amendment 5||Taxes||Increases the period during which a person may transfer “Save Our Homes” benefits to a new homestead property from two years to three years|
|LRCA||Amendment 6||Taxes||Allows a homestead property tax discount to be transferred to the surviving spouse of a deceased veteran|