2018 Florida constitutional amendments

St. Petersburg Republican Sen. Jeff Brandes is once again seeking to do away with the Florida Constitution Revision Commission, the powerful panel that sparked controversy last year for linking unrelated issues in proposed constitutional amendments.

Office of Florida Governor

As lawmakers return to the Capitol in early January for committee meetings, a Senate panel will look at a newly approved constitutional amendment designed to expand the rights of crime victims.

Republican State Senator Rob Bradley is leading the charge to keep future constitutional amendments in Florida single-issue. Bradley filed a bill last week, after most “bundled” amendments passed during the Midterm elections.

Tampa Bay Area Voters Turn Out To Decide Governor, Senator And Amendments

Nov 6, 2018
People in line to vote
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Voters turned out across the Tampa Bay area, motivated by high-stakes races for U.S. Senator and governor, as well as a long list of 12 constitutional amendments and local tax referendums.

Voters have a lot to consider in this midterm election. There are races for governor, U.S. senator, and a dozen amendment proposals to the Florida Constitution. But if these amendment proposals pass, what will they actually do? And how might it affect you?

The non-partisan Florida Taxwatch has put together this voter guide to help Floridians navigate the many amendment proposals.