§ 100.011 Opening and closing of polls, all elections; expenses
§ 100.021 Notice of general election
§ 100.025 Citizens residing overseas; notice of elections
§ 100.031 General election
§ 100.032 Election preparation report; general election
§ 100.041 Officers chosen at general election
§ 100.051 Candidate’s name on general election ballot.
§ 100.061 Primary election
§ 100.081 Nomination of county commissioners at primary election
§ 100.101 Special elections and special primary elections
§ 100.102 Cost of special elections and special primary elections to be incurred by the state
§ 100.111 Filling vacancy
§ 100.141 Notice of special election to fill any vacancy in office
§ 100.151 Special elections called by local governing bodies, notice
§ 100.161 Filling vacancy of United States Senators
§ 100.181 Determination of person elected
§ 100.191 General election laws applicable to special elections; returns
§ 100.201 Referendum required before issuing bonds
§ 100.211 Power to call bond referendum; notice required
§ 100.221 General election laws to govern bond referenda
§ 100.241 Freeholder voting; election; penalties for ineligible persons who vote as freeholders
§ 100.261 Holding bond referenda with other elections
§ 100.271 Inspectors, clerk, duties; return and canvass of referendum recorded
§ 100.281 Approval to issue bonds
§ 100.291 Record results of election prima facie evidence
§ 100.301 Refunding bonds excluded
§ 100.311 Local law governs bond election held by municipalities
§ 100.321 Test suit
§ 100.331 Referendum for defeated bond issue
§ 100.341 Bond referendum ballot
§ 100.342 Notice of special election or referendum
§ 100.351 Referendum election; certificate of results to Department of State
§ 100.3605 Conduct of municipal elections
§ 100.361 Municipal recall
§ 100.371 Initiatives; procedure for placement on ballot

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 100 - General, Primary, Special, Bond, and Referendum Elections

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Authority: means a body politic and corporate created pursuant to this part. See Florida Statutes 163.566
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • County: means any county within the regional transportation area. See Florida Statutes 163.566
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Municipality: means any city with a population of over 50,000 within the regional transportation area. See Florida Statutes 163.566
  • oath: includes affirmations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Office of Economic and Demographic Research: means an entity designated by joint rule of the Legislature or by agreement between the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • political subdivision: include counties, cities, towns, villages, special tax school districts, special road and bridge districts, bridge districts, and all other districts in this state. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Public transportation: means transportation of passengers by means, without limitation, of a street railway, elevated railway or guideway, subway, motor vehicle, motor bus, or any bus or other means of conveyance operating as a common carrier within the regional transportation area, including charter service therein. See Florida Statutes 163.566
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Regional transportation area: means that area the boundaries of which are identical to the boundaries of the political subdivisions or other legal entities which constitute the authority. See Florida Statutes 163.566
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • veteran: means a person who served in the active military, naval, or air service and who was discharged or released under honorable conditions only or who later received an upgraded discharge under honorable conditions, notwithstanding any action by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs on individuals discharged or released with other than honorable discharges. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • wrecker operator: means any person or firm regularly engaged for hire in the business of towing or removing motor vehicles. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • writing: includes handwriting, printing, typewriting, and all other methods and means of forming letters and characters upon paper, stone, wood, or other materials. See Florida Statutes 1.01