The Florida Local Government Amendment, also known as Amendment 3, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 8, 1968.
This amendment modified Article VIII of the Florida Constitution in relation to counties and cities in the state.
| Florida Amendment 3 (1968)|
| Yes|| 625,347|| 55.13%|
Election results via: Florida Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|| NO. 3
REVISION OF ARTICLE VIII – LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Proposing a Revision of Article VIII of the Constitution of the State of Florida relating to counties and municipalities, providing for creation of counties by law, requires matters relating to county funds to be prescribed by general law, allows method of election of certain elective officials to be changed or office abolished when prescribed in the county charter or by special law approved by the voters, gives municipalities residual powers except as provided by law, provides for consolidation of county and municipal government, subject to approval of electors, et cetera.