Amendment Guidance

Our Issues Committee has researched the amendment initiatives and put together their recommendations for which to accept and which to reject.

Amendment 1: NO

Citizen Initiative • Adds to the state constitution that only U.S. citizens can vote in federal, state, local or school elections. • Pinellas Democratic Party Recommends: NO
Yes!

Amendment 2: YES

Citizen Initiative •  Increases the state minimum wage to $15 by 2026. •  Pinellas Democratic Party Recommends: YES

Amendment 3: NO

Citizen Initiative •  Establishes a top-two open primary system for state office primary elections. •  Pinellas Democratic Party Recommends: NO

Amendment 4: NO

Citizen Initiative • Requires voter-approved constitutional amendments to be approved by voters at a second general election. • Pinellas Democratic Party Recommends: NO
Yes!

Amendment 5: YES

Legislative Initiative •  Increases the period during which a person may transfer "Save Our Homes" benefits to a new homestead property from two years to three years. •  Pinellas Democratic Party Recommends: YES
Yes!

Amendment 6: YES

Legislative Initiative •  Allows a homestead property tax discount to be transferred to the surviving spouse of a deceased veteran. •  Pinellas Democratic Party Recommends: YES
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