§ 102.155 Certificate of election.
Overview of Statute
This statute states that the supervisor is responsible for giving a newly elected official a certificate of his or her election. The Department of State is responsible for giving elected officials certified by the state canvassing board a certificate of his or her election.
The supervisor shall give to any person the election of whom is certified by the county canvassing board a certificate of the person’s election. The Department of State shall give to any person the election of whom is certified by the state canvassing board a certificate of the person’s election. The certificate of election which is issued to any person shall be prima facie evidence of the election of such person.
s. 32, ch. 3879, 1889; RS 186; s. 63, ch. 4328, 1895; GS 245; RGS 289; CGL 345; s. 2, ch. 26870, 1951; s. 5, ch. 77-175; s. 1393, ch. 95-147.
1. Definition for Department
The Department of State. Fla. Stat. § 97.021(7).
2. Definition for Supervisor
The supervisor of elections. Fla. Stat. § 97.021(36).
3. Definition for Issue
A proposition that is required by the State Constitution, by law or resolution of the Legislature, or by the charter, ordinance, or resolution of a political subdivision of this state to be submitted to the electors for their approval or rejection at an election, or a proposition for which a petition is circulated in order to have such proposition placed on the ballot at an election. Fla. Stat. § 106.011(13).
4. Definition for Person
An individual or a corporation, association, firm, partnership, joint venture, joint stock company, club, organization, estate, trust, business trust, syndicate, or other combination of individuals having collective capacity. The term includes a political party, affiliated party committee, or political committee. Fla. Stat. § 106.011(14).
5. Definition for Election
Any primary election, special primary election, special election, general election, or presidential preference primary election. Fla. Stat. § 97.021(12).
Fla. Jur. 2d Elections s 179, Generally; canvassing commission and boards
Fla. Jur. 2d Elections s 191, Certificate of election
0050 Surveys 6; Certification of Results – General Elections