§ 97.073 Disposition of voter registration applications; cancellation notice.
Overview of Statute
This statute states that supervisors of elections have 5 days to notify applicants of the status of their voter registration application after the information was entered into the statewide voter registration system. Supervisors also have 2 weeks to notify registration officials in other states if individuals previously registered in other states fill out applications in Florida.
s. 19, ch. 94-224; s. 62, ch. 2001-40; s. 13, ch. 2005-278; s. 7, ch. 2011-40.
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).
Case Name: Florida State Conference of N.A.A.C.P. v. Browning
Citation: 522 F.3d 1153
Federal Circuit Court: 11th Circuit Court
Case Summary: Florida State Conference of the NAACP v. Browning held that Florida Code § 97.053(6) was not preempted by HAVA.
Case Name: Diaz v. Cobb
Citation: 541 F.Supp.2d 1319
Federal District Court: Southern District of Florida
Case Summary: Diaz v. Cobb held that Florida's 29 day deadline for submitting a completed voter registration form was constitutionally permissible because it furthered the state's interest in holding orderly elections.
Regulations & Guidance
Fla. Jur. 2d Elections s 64, Ineligibility determinations