§ 97.061 Special registration for electors requiring assistance.
Overview of Statute
This statute governs the process by which individuals who need assistance in voting register to vote.
s. 14, ch. 6469, 1913; RGS 318; CGL 375; s. 3, ch. 25388, 1949; s. 6, ch. 25391, 1949; s. 1, ch. 26870, 1951; s. 3, ch. 28156, 1953; s. 1, ch. 59-446; s. 1, ch. 61-358; s. 4, ch. 65-60; s. 3, ch. 77-175; s. 1, ch. 79-366; s. 2, ch. 81-304; s. 1, ch. 84-302; s. 15, ch. 94-224; s. 1384, ch. 95-147; s. 11, ch. 2005-278; s. 26, ch. 2012-116.
1. Definition for Supervisor
The supervisor of elections. Fla. Stat. § 97.021(36).
2. Definition for Voter Registration Official
Any supervisor of elections or individual authorized by the Secretary of State to accept voter registration applications and execute updates to the statewide voter registration system. Fla. Stat. § 97.021(43).
3. 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).
4. Definition for Election
Any primary election, special primary election, special election, general election, or presidential preference primary election. Fla. Stat. § 97.021(12).
Case State: alabama
Case Name: Wakulla County Absentee Voter Intervenors v. Flack
Citation: 419 So.2d 1124
Case Summary: Wakulla County Absentee Voter Intervenors v. Flack held that when absentee voters were provided improper assistance in the casting of their ballots, the sanctity of the ballot and the validity of the election were adversely affected. The candidate at issue, a county judge, was certified and commissioned in that office.
Regulations & Guidance
Fla. Jur. 2d Elections s 37, Literacy
Fla. Jur. 2d Elections s 46, Who may register
Fla. Jur. 2d Elections s 61, Voter information cards
Fla. Jur. 2d Elections s 152, Assistance to voters