In Florida, the people have a right to propose amendments to the Florida Constitution through an initiative petition process. The sponsors of these initiative petitions must obtain a specific number of valid signatures in order for their initiative to be placed on a General Election ballot. The signatures must come from at least 14 of Florida's 27 congressional districts. In Citrus County, we verify thousands of initiative petitions signed by Citrus County voters throughout the year.
Pursuant to Florida Statute 100.371(11)b, Citrus County's actual cost of signature verification of an initiative petition is $0.45.
More information on Florida's initiative petition process, including a list of current initiatives and the initiative petition process, can be found on the Florida Division of Elections website.