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Florida Requires Supermajority Vote

by DMA Staff | Dec 19, 2018

With Amendment 5 passing post-election with nearly 66% of the vote, new criteria has been created when imposing or increasing state taxes or fees. If a new or increased tax is proposed, it is required to receive two-thirds of the vote to create a supermajority. Currently, 15 states require a supermajority vote for some taxes. 

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