The Florida School Tax Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 5, 1918.
This amendment modified Article XII of the Florida Constitution to allow for a 10 mill school tax.
| Florida Amendment 1 (1918)|
| Yes|| 21,895|| 67.13%|
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.