Florida’s constitutional history is unique. In less than two centuries, Florida has had six different constitutions. Our current constitution, ratified in 1968, has been amended 144 times—most recently in 2020. Florida also boasts the greatest number of ways to amend its constitution out of any [...]
On this episode of Pundits on the Porch, JMI’s Dr. Bob McClure and Sal Nuzzo discuss the 2020 election outcomes.
by John Lucas Aug 27, 2018 With Floridians focused on Tuesday’s primary election, the James Madison Institute (JMI) is trying to prepare voters for the November general election when they could be asked to vote on a wide range of constitutional amendments. There could be as many as 13 amendments on [...]
Palm Beach House race is a case out of TV's Columbo
November 2002 Benchmark Study Summary Results Sponsored by Collins Center for Public Policy, Inc. and James Madison Institute Introduction Florida's voters went to the polls on November 5, 2002 to test one of the nation's most comprehensive election reform efforts since the very close and controversial 2000 presidential election. New [...]
There is a great temptation to use baseball metaphors when commenting on State Representative Connie Mack of Fort Lauderdale and with good reason, since he is descended from one of the sport's greatest figures. However, I think to do so (except in the title of this op-ed, which I could [...]