October 15, 2012

Florida voters have 12 State Ballot Proposals to decide on

Florida ballot proposals

12-1 is a yes vote to end Obamacare for the State

12-2  Veterans Disabled Due to Combat Injury; Homestead Property Tax Discount

12-3  a change to 'State Government Revenue Limitation'

12-4  Property Tax Limitation; Property Value Decline; Reduction for Non-Homestead Assessment Increases; Delay of Scheduled Repeal(cut property taxes)

12-5   Change to 'State Court' ruling_  A vote YES on Amendment 5 would:
• Require the Florida Senate to vote to confirm
or reject a gubernatorial appointment to the state
Supreme Court
• Allow the Legislature to repeal statewide judicial rules
adopted by the Supreme Court by a simple majority
vote instead of a two-thirds vote
• Expand the ability of the state House of
Representatives to review confidential files about
judges, even if they are not being considered for

12-6  Prohibition on Public Funding of
Abortions; Construction of Abortion

12-7  (Removed)

12-8  Religious Freedom  - A vote YES on Amendment 8 would:
• Repeal the “no aid” provision in the Florida
Constitution and allow public money to go to private
religious institutions
• Allow the expansion of Florida’s school voucher
program to religious institutions and could result in
money being directed to private religious schools at
the expense of public schools
• Allow for a greater number of religious programs
to be supported by taxpayer funding

12-9Homestead Property Tax Exemption for Surviving Spouse of Military Veteran or First Responder

12-10  Tangible Personal Property Tax Exemption - A vote YES for Amendment 10 would:
• Double the tax exemption on tangible personal
• Allow cities and counties to grant additional
tangible personal property tax exemptions
• Reduce local property tax revenues across the
state by an estimated $61 million combined over the
first three years it is implemented

12-11  Additional Homestead Exemption; LowIncome Seniors Who Maintain LongTerm Residency on Property; Equal to Assessed Value

12-12  Appointment of Student Body President to Board of Governors of the State University System


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