• Amendment 1& 2No.  Each limits resources available to fund needs link infrastructure development and schools.
  • Amendment 3:  Yes. It allows citizens to decide  and limits State Legislature control and dominance.
  • Amendment 4:   Yes.  It provides opportunity for "second chance" for non-violent convicted felons who have "done their time" while limiting State Legislature control and dominance.
  • Amendment 5:   No.  It gives too much power and control to the State Legislature, especially a supermajority Party.
  • Amendment 6:    No.  It increases the retirement age of judges, precludes judges from seeking legal interpretation from administrative agencies, and eliminates an existing constitutional provision that ensures victims' rights don't infringe on the rights of accused criminals.
  • Amendment 7:  No.  It limits local campus-based control over setting student fees and vnd vests it with the State Legislature.  This need not be a constitutional edict.
  • Amendment 8:  No.  It limits local, County control over School Board terms of service, authority and oversight of charter schools and vests it with the State Legislature.  This need not be a constitutional edict.
  • Amendment 9:  Yes. It will prohibit off-shore drilling.
  • Amendment 10:  No. It eliminates local County control over how elective offices are filled: appointed or elected and establishes new offices that are more appropriately handled and funded at the Federal level.
  • Amendment 11:  No. It's an anti-immigrant law.  Obsolete language can be managed without a Constitutional Amendment.
  • Amendment 12:   Yes   The current 2 years waiting period is too little.  Retired members of congress and others will have to wait 6 years before becoming a lobbyist.
  • Amendment 13.  No.  It eliminates a significant revenue resource and employment resource, and current humane animal treatment laws can and should be enforced.

2018 Florida Constitutional Amendments

Positions Decided by the DCDSC

Duval County Democratic Senior Caucus