“The pen is mightier than the sword.”
These petitions are the first step on our path to progress.
This page will be updated with new information regularly, so check back often. Each link will provide a summary of the petition and the correct process for submission.
Print, sign, return, repeat!
Protect Affordable Housing Funds Petition
In past years, the Republican-led Florida legislature has raided the state’s Fair Housing fund for uses that are their priorities rather than reserving them for their intended purpose.
Update on 3 Voting Petitions
August 12, 2021
Sean Shaw, an attorney, former state representative, 2018 candidate for state attorney general, and son of the late Leander J. Shaw Jr., the first African-American chief justice of the Florida Supreme Courts, has created voting-rights organizations (Fair Vote Florida, Our Votes Matter, and Florida Votes Matter) that spearheaded the Voting Rights petition effort. These groups have analyzed what’s been signed so far, what is needed to get the amendments on the 2020 ballot and estimated funds to meet the goal are just not available. The effort is being suspended until after the 2020 election and will be re-evaluated Feb 2022 to get on the 2024 ballot.
It is not clear whether the new Florida state law, Senate Bill 1890, signed into law May 7, 2021 and effective July 1, 2021, curtailing how much money initiative campaigns may accept in contributions from people and organizations that support their causes, going into effect, detailed in this article on Florida Phoenix. has impacted the Voting Rights citizen initiative.
Suspended Amendments include:
- 2108 Voting Eligibility Restoration Amendment
- 2109 Register And Vote Amendment
- 2110 Voter Registration Method For Eligible Floridians Amendment
Overview of the Petition Process
If you’d like to know more about the process to amend the Florida Constitution (revised for 2022) click here for an overview.