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§ 101.6106 Application of other election laws.

Overview of Statute

This statute provides that all laws applicable to general elections are also applicable to mail ballot elections.


All laws that are applicable to general elections are applicable to mail ballot elections to the extent applicable.


s. 1. ch. 87-364.

Definition [General Election]

An election held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November in the even-numbered years, for the purpose of filling national, state, county, and district offices and for voting on constitutional amendments not otherwise provided for by law. Fla. Stat. § 97.021(16).

Definition [Ballot]

As used in the Electronic Voting Systems Act, ballot means the card, tape, or other vehicle upon which the elector’s choices are recorded. Fla. Stat. § 101.5603(2).

Definition [Election]

Any primary election, special primary election, special election, general election, or presidential preference primary election. Fla. Stat. § 97.021(12).

Additional Resources

Further Reading

  • Fla. Jur. 2d Elections s 171, Conduct of election