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§ 101.6105 Vote-by-mail voting.

Overview of Statute

This statute states that the provisions governing vote-by-mail voting and vote-by-mail ballots in the election code only apply to elections as long as they don’t conflict with other sections of the election code.

Statute

The provisions of the election code relating to vote-by-mail voting and vote-by-mail ballots shall apply to elections under ss. 101.6101101.6107 only insofar as they do not conflict with the provisions of ss. 101.6101101.6107.

History:

s. 1, ch. 87-364; s. 15, ch. 2016-37.

Definition [Ballot]

As used in the Electronic Voting Systems Act, ballot means the card, tape, or other vehicle upon which the elector’s choices are recorded. Fla. Stat. § 101.5603(2).

Definition [Election]

Any primary election, special primary election, special election, general election, or presidential preference primary election. Fla. Stat. § 97.021(12).

Additional Resources

Further Reading

  • Fla. Jur. 2d Elections s 171, Conduct of election

  • Fla. Jur. 2d Elections s 230, Theft, destruction, alteration, or wrongful possession or handling of ballots and election equipment and records