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§ 101.663 Electors; change of residence to another state.

Overview of Statute

This statute states that a voter who permanently moves to another state after the registration deadline is allowed to vote-by-mail in his/her former residence for the offices of President and Vice President.

Statute

An elector registered in this state who moves his or her permanent residence to another state after the registration books in that state have closed is permitted to vote by mail in the county of his or her former residence for the offices of President and Vice President of the United States.

History:

s. 1, ch. 69-136; s. 11, ch. 69-280; s. 4, ch. 73-157; s. 31, ch. 73-333; s. 3, ch. 77-175; s. 1, ch. 79-365; s. 22, ch. 94-224; s. 1392, ch. 95-147; s. 46, ch. 2005-277; s. 40, ch. 2005-278; s. 22, ch. 2016-37.

Definition [Elector]

“Elector” is synonymous with the word “voter” or “qualified elector or voter,” except where the word is used to describe presidential electors.

Additional Resources

Further Reading

  • Fla. Jur. 2d Elections s 45, Necessity of registration

  • Fla. Jur. 2d Elections s 164, Casting ballots