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§ 102.091 Duty of sheriff to watch for violations; appointment of special officers.

Statute

The sheriff shall exercise strict vigilance in the detection of any violations of the election laws and in apprehending the violators. The Governor may appoint special officers to investigate alleged violations of the election laws, when it is deemed necessary to see that violators of the election laws are apprehended and punished.

History:

s. 6, ch. 26870, 1951; s. 3, ch. 65-129.

Definition [Election]

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