The Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Selection Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 2, 1926.
This amendment modified Article V of the Florida Constitution to provide that the state Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice shall be selected by the court justices every two years.
| Florida Amendment 2 (1926)|
| Yes|| 20,068|| 63.33%|
Election results via: Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida (1925-1926)
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
||To amend Article 5 of the Constitution of Florida relating to the Judiciary, to be known as Section 44 of said Article, and providing for the selection of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court by the Justices thereof, at the commencement of the first term thereof in the year 1927, and every two years thereafter.
Section 44. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of Florida shall be selected by the Justices thereof at the commencement of the first term of the Supreme Court in the year of 1927, and every two years thereafter.
Path to the ballot
- The amendment was placed on the ballot as Senate Joint Resolution 322 of 1925.
- The amendment was approved for the ballot on May 26, 1925.