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Election Law Issues May Come Into Play in Florida in 2016

Florida election law could once again take center stage in the days following the 2016 election. With that possibility in mind, let’s examine several issues that may come into play this year on the state and local level.  Voter Challenges … Continue reading

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Election Contests

An election contest is a lawsuit which challenges the certification of the outcome of an election.The statute which addresses election contests is F.S.102.168.An election contest is not available to challenge Florida House or Senate races.  These races are solely within … Continue reading

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Election Recounts

Recounts of ballots are triggered in two instances: If the first ballot count reflects that a candidate was defeated or ballot measure approved or rejected by ½ of 1% or less of the votes cast, a machine recount of all … Continue reading

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