Florida 1972 ballot measures
- Five questions were on the March 14 presidential primary ballot, and five were on the November 7 general election ballot.
- Six measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments, three were advisory questions, and one was a legislatively-referred state statute.
- All ten measures were approved.
On the ballot
|Amendment 1||Judiciary||Reorganizes trial courts into a uniform court system, provides standards for selection of judges, and establishes a court administration system|
|Amendment 2||Education||Allows for the establishment of a fund to make loans to students|
|AQ||Straw Poll 1||Education||States favor in a U.S. Constitutional Amendment to prohibit forced busing|
|AQ||Straw Poll 2||Education||States favor in providing equal opportunity in education for all children|
|AQ||Straw Poll 3||Education||States favor in a U.S. Constitutional Amendment to allow prayer in public schools|
|LRSS||Referendum 1||Environment||Allows for $200 million in bonds to buy environmentally endangered lands and $40 million in bonds for outdoor recreation projects|
|Amendment 2||Forests & Parks||Allows for bonds to acquire and maintain land for conservation and outdoor recreation use|
|Amendment 3||Direct Democracy||Provides for single subject constitutional amendments via citizen initiative|
|Amendment 4||Education||Continues provision to allow motor vehicle license fees to be used for the building of educational facilities|
|Amendment 5||Property||Clarifies language allowing for the willing of property to a spouse if there is no minor child|
- Florida March 14, 1972 Amendment Proposals - Florida Constitutional Revision Commission
- Sample Ballot - Sarasota Herald-Tribune, March 6, 1972
- Florida November 7, 1972 Amendment Proposals - Florida Constitutional Revision Commission
- Sample Ballot - Sarasota Herald-Tribune, November 6, 1972