Our Mission  

Our Interim Officers  

Our Mailing List

Use Our Logo

Our Regional Coordinators  

Email Us


 Florida Open Records Unity Movement

This section of the Florida Constitution  deals with amendments by initiative:

SECTION 3.  Initiative.--The power to propose the revision or amendment of any portion or portions of this constitution by initiative is reserved to the people, provided that, any such revision or amendment, except for those limiting the power of government to raise revenue, shall embrace but one subject and matter directly connected therewith. It may be invoked by filing with the secretary of state a petition containing a copy of the proposed revision or amendment, signed by a number of electors in each of one half of the congressional districts of the state, and of the state as a whole, equal to eight percent of the votes cast in each of such districts respectively and in the state as a whole in the last preceding election in which presidential electors were chosen.

We have to file a petition with the Secretary of State that contains the words of the amendment and ...
1.  is signed in at least half of the congressional districts in Florida,
2.  by a number of people that is at least 8% of the number of people that voted in the last presidential election.
3.  The total number of signatures must be at least 8% of the total number that voted in Florida in the last presidential election.