The Right to change statutes
did not appear on the November 4, 2008
statewide ballot in Florida
as an initiated constitutional amendment
. The measure would have established the power to propose the revision or amendment of any portion or portions of statutes which have derived from this constitution by initiative is reserved to the people and the citizens of Florida
right and authority to make and change their constitution and statutes must prevail by filing with the custodian of state records a petition or any elector personally filing recommendations or proposals which form for filing shall be provided by the state.
The initiative and referendum process, at the time, was only available through a constitutional amendment. This initiative would have also allowed statutes to be proposed and vetoed.
Justice 2 Jesus, which is chaired by Brian Pitts, was the political measure that sponsored the measures..
The initiative was approved by the Florida Secretary of State and was circulated. It did not make the ballot.