On May 13, an Inweekly/Political Matrix statewide poll of 1,002 likely voters found that an overwhelming 75.2 percent support limiting the terms of school board members to eight years.
However, amendments regarding voting rights for felons, two-thirds requirement for tax increases and off-shore drilling didn’t have the necessary 60 percent needed to be added to the Florida Constitution.
Amendment 4 restores the right to vote for most people with prior felony convictions upon completion of their sentences:
Amendment 5 requires 2/3 vote of legislature to impose or increase tax or fee:
Constitutional Revision Commission’s amendment to ban offshore oil and gas drilling:
METHODOLOGY: The persons sampled were likely voters of the primary and general election cycles. They were called using an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system and were called during the hours of 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on May 13. The phone numbers called were provided by the State of Florida Division of Elections. The Margin of Error for this study is +/- 3.5% with a confidence level of 95%.