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Florida Constitution Revision Commission

PUB 700089: Adding 2 Term Restrictions to County Officers by Martin Bates

ARTICLE VI: SUFFRAGE AND ELECTIONS, Section 4. Disqualifications.

SECTION 4.Disqualifications.
  1. No person convicted of a felony, or adjudicated in this or any other state to be mentally incompetent, shall be qualified to vote or hold office until restoration of civil rights or removal of disability.
  2. No person may appear on the ballot for re-election to any of the following offices:
    1. Florida representative,
    2. Florida senator,
    3. Florida Lieutenant governor,
    4. any office of the Florida cabinet,
    5. U.S. Representative from Florida, or
    6. U.S. Senator from Florida
    7. any office or succeeded office in Article VIII Sec 1 (d)

    if, by the end of the current term of office, the person will have served (or, but for resignation, would have served) in that office for eight consecutive years.