Florida School Tax, Amendment 2 (1904)

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The Florida School Tax Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 8, 1904.

This amendment modified Article XII of the Florida Constitution to increase the maximum county tax for public schools.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 2 (1904)
Approveda Yes 5,933 52.60%

Election results via: Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida (1903-1904)

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Article XII, Section 8.—Increasing the maximum county tax for public free schools.[2][3]

Constitutional changes

Section 8. Each county shall be required to assess and collect annually for the support of public free schools therein, a tax of not less than three (3) mills, nor more than seven (7) mills on the dollar, of all taxable property in the same.[1]

Path to the ballot

  • The amendment was placed on the ballot by Joint Resolution 2 of 1903.
  • The amendment was defeated for the ballot on May 13, 1903.[1]

See also

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External links


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Florida Constitution Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 11-8-04"
  2. The Daily Miami Metropolis, "Educational Ballot," November 7, 1904
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.