§ 99.012 Restrictions on individuals qualifying for public office
§ 99.021 Form of candidate oath
§ 99.061 Method of qualifying for nomination or election to federal, state, county, or district office
§ 99.063 Candidates for Governor and Lieutenant Governor
§ 99.081 United States Senators elected in general election
§ 99.091 Representatives to Congress
§ 99.092 Qualifying fee of candidate; notification of Department of State
§ 99.093 Municipal candidates; election assessment
§ 99.095 Petition process in lieu of a qualifying fee and party assessment
§ 99.0955 Candidates with no party affiliation; name on general election ballot
§ 99.096 Minor political party candidates; names on ballot
§ 99.09651 Signature requirements for ballot position in year of apportionment
§ 99.097 Verification of signatures on petitions
§ 99.103 Department of State to remit part of filing fees and party assessments of candidates to state executive committee
§ 99.121 Department of State to certify nominations to supervisors of elections

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 99 - Candidates

  • 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.
  • Authority: means a body politic and corporate created pursuant to this part. See Florida Statutes 163.566
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • 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.
  • Director: means a person appointed to the board by a member. See Florida Statutes 163.566
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Member: means the municipality, county, or political subdivision which, in combination with another member or members, comprises the authority. See Florida Statutes 163.566
  • minor: includes any person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • 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
  • Population: means the population as determined under the provisions of…. See Florida Statutes 163.566
  • 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
  • Public transportation system: means , without limitation, a combination of real and personal property, structures, improvements, buildings, equipment, plants, vehicle parking or other facilities, and rights-of-way, or any combination thereof, used or useful for the purposes of public transportation. See Florida Statutes 163.566
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • 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.
  • transportation facilities: means the property or property rights, both real and personal, of a type used for the establishment of public transportation systems which have heretofore been, or may hereafter be, established by public bodies for the transportation of people and property from place to place. See Florida Statutes 163.566
  • 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