Florida English as Official Language Amendment (1988)
Amendment 11 established English as the official state language. It was approved.
Measure 11 was the fifth citizen-initiated proposed amendment to appear on a Florida statewide ballot.
Text of measure
Amendment 11's ballot summary was:
- Establishes English as the official language of the State of Florida. Enables the legislature to implement this article by appropriate legislation.
The measure's full text was:
- Section 9. English is the Official Language of Florida.
- (a) English is the official language of the state of Florida.
- (b) The Legislature shall have the power to enforce this section by appropriate legislation.