2015 Florida Statutes
VOTING METHODS AND PROCEDURE
Precincts and polling places; boundaries.
Use of system by municipalities.
Standards for voting systems.
Bureau of Voting Systems Certification.
Elector to vote the primary ballot of the political party in which he or she is registered.
Instructions for electors.
Identification required at polls.
Electors must be registered in precinct; provisions for change of residence or name.
Provisional ballots; special circumstances.
Electors seeking assistance in casting ballots; oath to be executed; forms to be furnished.
Watchers at polls.
Specifications for ballots.
Copy of constitutional amendment to be available at voting locations.
Publication of ballot form; sample ballots.
Official ballots; number; printing; payment.
Election inspector to keep list of those voting.
Ballot boxes and ballots.
Candidates’ names on general election ballots.
Translation of ballot language.
Candidates entitled to have names printed on certain ballots; exception.
When nominated names to appear in groups or districts.
Definitions; ss. 101.292-101.295.
Competitive sealed bids and proposals required.
Purchase and sale of voting equipment.
Penalties for violation.
Custody of voting system.
Prohibited activities by voting system custodians and deputy custodians.
Procedure of election officers where signatures differ.
Electors to occupy booth alone.
Retention and destruction of certain election materials.
Definitions relating to Electronic Voting Systems Act.
Adoption of system; procurement of equipment; commercial tabulations.
Punch card type systems prohibited.
Examination and approval of equipment.
Requirements for approval of systems.
Standards for accessible voting systems.
Accessibility of voting systems and polling places; intent; eligibility for federal funding.
Application for federal funds under ch. 2002-281.
Voting system defects; disclosure; investigations; penalties.
Department of State to maintain voting system information; prepare software.
Voting by electronic or electromechanical method; procedures.
Inspection of ballot by election board.
Instructions to electors.
Testing of tabulating equipment.
Examination of equipment during voting.
Canvass of returns.
Public inspection of ballots.
Supervising and observing registration and election processes.
Voting system audit.
Rulemaking authority for voting system audit procedures.
Analysis and reports of voting problems.
Mail ballot elections; limitations.
Mail ballot election procedure.
Challenge of votes.
Application of other election laws.
Department of State to adopt rules.
Request for absentee ballots.
Delivery of absentee ballots; envelopes; form.
Instructions to absent electors.
Supervised voting by absent electors in certain facilities.
Voting absentee ballots.
Accessibility of absentee ballots.
Electors; change of residence to another state.
Administration of oaths; military personnel, federal employees, and other absentee registrants.
Safekeeping of mailed ballots; deadline for receiving absentee ballots.
Canvassing of absentee ballot.
Voting in person; return of absentee ballot.
Delivery of special absentee ballot to certain first-time voters.
Special absentee ballot instructions for certain first-time voters.
Canvassing special absentee ballots.
Mailing of ballots upon receipt of federal postcard application.
State write-in ballot.
Absentee ballots for absent uniformed services and overseas voters.
Electronic transmission of election materials.
Absentee voting in emergency situations.
Accessibility of polling places for people having a disability.
Definitions relating to Elections Emergency Act.
Election emergency; purpose; elections emergency contingency plan.
Temporary change of polling place in case of emergency.
Municipal elections; change of dates for cause.