The Florida Selection and Retention of Circuit and County Judges Amendment, also known as Amendment 6, was a commission referral in Florida which was defeated on the ballot on November 7, 1978.
This amendment sought to modify Article V of the Florida Constitution to require circuit and county judges to submit themselves for retention or rejection by the electors every six years.
| Florida Amendment 6 (1978)|
|Yes|| 1,058,574|| 49.14%|
Election results via: Florida Elections Division
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
||Proposing a revision of the Florida Constitution to provide that circuit and county court judges submit themselves for retention ro rejection by the electors in a general election every six years; to provide that the governor shall fill vacancies occurring by rejection or otherwise from a list of at least three names submitted by the appropriate nominating commission; and to increase the terms of county court judges from four to six years.