Citizenship Requirement to Vote in Florida Elections

Florida Ballot Measure - Amendment 1

Election: Nov. 3, 2020 (General)

Outcome: Passed


Civil Liberties and Civil Rights


This amendment provides that only United States Citizens who are at least eighteen years of age, a permanent resident of Florida, and registered to vote, as provided by law, shall be qualified to vote in a Florida election.

Measure Text

Full Text of the Proposed Amendment:

ARTICLE VI, Section 2. Electors.
[Every citizen] Only a citizen of the United States who is at least eighteen years of age and who is a permanent resident of the state, if registered as provided by law, shall be an elector of the county where registered.

(Note: Brackets indicate proposed removal of text)


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