Support for Florida’s minimum wage measure may not translate into Election Day votes

With Election Day less than a week away and about half of Florida’s 14.4 million voters already casting ballots via mail or at early voting sites, a new poll suggests flagging support for a proposed constitutional amendment to raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 by 2026.

According to a Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative survey of 937 likely voters from Oct. 24-25, 62% still support Amendment 2, a majority that would surpass the 60% threshold necessary to amend the Florida Constitution.

Surveys earlier this year indicated the proposal would pass overwhelmingly, with around 68% to 72% of the vote. Those poll
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