2020 Florida Taxpayers Voter Guide
To the 2020 Constitutional Amendments
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On November 3, 2020, Floridians will vote on six proposed amendments to the Florida Constitution. This Florida TaxWatch Voter Guide is designed to provide Florida voters with information about each of the amendments to help them cast well-informed votes.
Proposed constitutional amendments numbers 1 through 4, which deal with citizenship requirements to vote, minimum wage, voting in primary elections, and voter approval of constitutional amendments, respectively, have been placed on the November ballot by citizens’ initiatives. Proposed constitutional amendments numbers 5 and 6, which deal with the transfer of homestead property tax discounts and the transfer of Save Our Homes portability, respectively, have been placed on the November ballot by joint resolutions of the Florida Legislature.
For each proposed amendment, this Voter Guide provides the following information:
- The title of the proposed amendment as it will appear on the November 3, 2020 ballot;
- How the proposed amendment came to be placed on the November 3, 2020 ballot;
- The specific section or sections of the Constitution that are being amended;
- A summary the proposed amendment, including the practical effects of a “yes” or “no” vote;
- A summary of the arguments for and against the proposed amendment;
- A detailed and thorough analysis of the proposed amendment;
- The fiscal impact of the proposed amendment;
- Florida TaxWatch’s conclusion, based upon the analysis and fiscal impacts of the proposed amendment;
- A recommendation by Florida TaxWatch; and
- In the back of the report, the full text of the proposed amendment.