Florida County Officer Terms, Amendment 1 (1904)
|Florida Amendment 1 (1904)|
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:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|“||Article VIII, Section 6.—Increasing terms of office for certain county officers.||”|
Section 6. The Legislature shall provide for the election by the qualified electors of each county of the following county officers:
A clerk of the circuit court, a sheriff, constable, a county assessor of taxes, a county tax collector, a county treasurer, a superintendent of public instruction and a county surveyor.
The term of office of all county officers mentioned in this section shall be four years, except, that the term of office of the county assessor of taxes, county tax collector and county treasurer, shall be for two years, until the general election in November, 1906, at which election they also shall be elected for terms of four years each, and thenceforth all county officers named in this section shall be elected for terms of four years. Their powers, duties and compensation shall be prescribed by law.
Path to the ballot
- The amendment was placed on the ballot by Joint Resolution 1 of 1903.
- The amendment was defeated for the ballot on April 30, 1903.
- Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida (1903-1904)
- Florida Amendments of the Election of 11-8-04
- Sample Ballot (in the Daily Miami metropolis, November 7, 1904)