Florida 2006 ballot measures

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Six statewide ballot measures were on the November 7, 2006 ballot in Florida.

On the ballot

November 7

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Gov't Finances Establishes various limits and rules for the planning and budget process Approveda
LRCA Amendment 3 Supermajority Requires that any amendment or revision to state constitution be approved by 60% of voters Approveda
CICA Amendment 4 Tobacco Mandates that the state use part of tobacco settlement money for prevention education Approveda
LRCA Amendment 6 Taxes Increases the maximum additional homestead exemption Approveda
LRCA Amendment 7 Taxes Provides discount for disabled veterans who lived in Florida when they entered military service Approveda
LRCA Amendment 8 Eminent domain Prohibits private property taken by eminent domain to be given to a private party Approveda

Not on the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 2 Term limits Term limits Removed from ballot by Florida State Legislature
CICA Amendment 5 Admin of gov't Legislative re-districting by an independent commission rather than the state legislature Removed from ballot by Florida Supreme Court

Key facts

  • As of the 2006 election, there had been a total of 28 initiatives on the ballot since the process became available in Florida in 1976, in addition to legislatively-referred ballot measures.
  • Floridians passed Amendment 3 in 2006, which requires that for any initiative, legislative referral or commission referral to pass, it must earn the approval of 60% of the state's voters.
  • Florida voters have approved a higher percentage of their statewide ballot measures than voters in any other state.

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