Florida County Commissioners, Amendment 8
was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
that was approved
by voters in the general election on November 7, 1944
. The amendment provided for five county commissioners districts in each county.
| Florida Amendment 8 (1944)|
| Yes|| 84,548|| 56.54%|
Election results via: Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida (1943-1944)
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|| NO. 8
ARTICLE VIII, SECTION 5
To amend Section 5 of Article VIII of the Constitution providing for five (5) County Commissioners Districts in each county, numbered one to five as nearly as possible equal in population, and providing for one County Commissioner from each such districts; providing for the fixing of the boundary of such districts; providing for the election of County Commissioners from the county for terms of four (4) years, and the staggering of such terms of office.