The Florida Basic Document Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was a commission referral in Florida which was defeated on the ballot on November 7, 1978.
This amendment sought to modify Articles I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VIII, X, XI and XII of the Florida Constitution to revise the Florida Constitution in general.
| Florida Amendment 1 (1978)|
|Yes|| 623,703|| 29.20%|
Election results via: Florida Elections Division
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|| Proposing a revision of the Florida Constitution, generally described as the Basic Document, embracing the subject matter of Articles I (Declaration of Rights), II (General Provisions), III (Legislature), IV (Executive), V (Judiciary), VI (Suffrage and Elections), VIII (Local Government), X (Miscellaneous), XI (Amendments) and XII (Schedule), except for other revisions separately submitted for a vote on this ballot.