Florida School Tax, Amendment 1 (1918)
|Florida Amendment 1 (1918)|
Election results via: Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida (1917-1918)
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|“||Increasing school tax to a maximum of 10 mills.||”|
Section 8. Each County shall be required to assess and collect annually for the support of the public free schools therein, a tax of not less than three (3) mills, not more than ten (10) mills on the dollar on all taxable property in the same.
Path to the ballot
- The amendment was placed on the ballot by House Joint Resolution 25 of 1917.
- The amendment was approved for the ballot on May 25, 1917.
- Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida (1917-1918)
- Florida Amendments of the Election of 11-5-18
- Sample Ballot (in the New Smyrna News, November 1, 1918)
- Florida Constitution Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 11-5-18"
- New Smyrna News, "Official Ballot Is To Be Very Short," November 1, 1918
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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