Florida Senate - 2011                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS/CS/HB 1355, 1st Eng.
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                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
               Floor: 1d/RE/2R         .                                
             05/05/2011 03:15 PM       .                                

       Senator Diaz de la Portilla moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (404618) 
    3         Delete lines 499 - 542
    4  and insert:
    5         (2)(a) PRECINCT-LEVEL ELECTION RESULTS.—Within 30 45 days
    6  after certification by the Elections Canvassing Commission the
    7  date of a presidential preference primary election, a special
    8  election, primary election, or a general election, the
    9  supervisors of elections shall collect and submit to the
   10  department precinct-level election results for the election in a
   11  uniform electronic format specified by paragraph (c) the
   12  department. The precinct-level election results shall be
   13  compiled separately for the primary or special primary election
   14  that preceded the general or special general election,
   15  respectively. The results shall specifically include for each
   16  precinct the aggregate total of all ballots cast for each
   17  candidate or nominee to fill a national, state, county, or
   18  district office or proposed constitutional amendment, with
   19  subtotals for each candidate and ballot type, unless fewer than
   20  10 voters voted a ballot type. “All ballots cast” means ballots
   21  cast by voters who cast a ballot whether at a precinct location,
   22  by absentee ballot including overseas absentee ballots, during
   23  the early voting period, or by provisional ballot.
   24         (b) The department shall make such information available on
   25  a searchable, sortable, and downloadable database via its
   26  website that also includes the file layout and codes. The
   27  database shall be searchable and sortable by county, precinct,
   28  and candidate. The database shall be downloadable in a tab
   29  delimited format. The database shall be available for download
   30  county-by-county and also as a statewide file. Such report shall
   31  also be made available upon request.
   32         (c) The files containing the precinct-level election
   33  results shall be created in accordance with the applicable file
   34  specification:
   35         1. The precinct-level results file shall be created or
   36  converted into a tab-delimited text file.
   37         2. The row immediately before the first data record shall
   38  contain the column names of the data elements that make up the
   39  data records. There shall be one header record followed by
   40  multiple data records.
   41         3. The data records shall include the following columns:
   42  County Name, Election Number, Election Date, Unique Precinct
   43  Identifier, Precinct Polling Location, Total Registered Voters,
   44  Total Registered Republicans, Total Registered Democrats, Total
   45  Registered All Other Parties, Contest Name,
   46  Candidate/Retention/Issue Name, Candidate Florida Voter
   47  Registration System ID Number, Division of Elections Unique
   48  Candidate Identifying Number, Candidate Party, District,
   49  Undervote Total, Overvote Total, Write-in Total, and Vote Total.