2020 Ballot Amendments

YES

Vote Yes on 1

Amendment 1

Citizen Requirement to Vote in Florida Elections provides that only United States Citizens who are at least eighteen years of age, permanent residents of Florida, and registered to vote, as provided by law, shall be qualified to vote in a Florida election.

NO

Vote No on 2

Amendment 2

Raising Florida’s Minimum Wage raises minimum wage to $10.00 per hour effective September 30, 2021. Each September 30th thereafter, minimum wage shall increase by $1.00 per hour until the minimum wage reaches $15.00 per hour on September 30th, 2026. From that point forward, future minimum wage increases shall revert to being adjusted annually for inflation starting September 30th, 2027.

NO

Vote No on 3

Amendment 3

All Voters Vote in Primary allows all registered voters to vote in primaries for State Legislature, Governor, and Cabinet regardless of political party affiliation. All candidates for an office, including party nominated candidates, appear on the same primary ballot. Two highest vote getters advance to general election. If only two candidates qualify, no primary is held and winner is determined in general election. Candidate’s party affiliation may appear on ballot as provided by law. This would be effective January 1, 2024.

RPOF Position

YES

Vote Yes on 4

Amendment 4

Voter Approval of Constitutional Amendments requires all proposed amendments or revisions to the State Constitution to be approved by the voters in two elections, instead of one, in order to take effect. The proposal applies the current thresholds for passage to each of the two elections.

YES

Vote Yes on 5

Amendment 5

“Save-Our-Homes” proposes an amendment to the State Constitution, effective January 1, 2021, to increase, from 2 years to 3 years, the period of time during which accrued Save-Our-Homes benefits may be transferred from a prior homestead to a new homestead.
 
YES

Vote Yes on 6

Amendment 6

Homestead Property Tax Discount for Surviving Spouses of Deceased Veterans provides that the homestead property tax discount for certain veterans with permanent combat-related disabilities carries over to such veteran’s surviving spouse who holds legal or beneficial title to, and who permanently resides on, the homestead property, until he or she remarries or sells or otherwise disposes of the property. The discount may be transferred to a new homestead property of the surviving spouse under certain conditions. The amendment would take effect January 1, 2021.