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Title IX
Chapter 101
Voting Methods And Procedure
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Section 101.46, Florida Statutes 2000

101.46  Instruction to electors before election.--The authorities in charge of elections, where voting machines are used, shall designate suitable and adequate times and places for giving instructions to electors who apply, and the machines shall contain a sample ballot showing the title of offices to be filled, and, so far as practicable, the names of candidates to be voted on at the next election. No voting machine which is to be assigned for use in an election shall be used for instruction after having been prepared and sealed for the election. During the public exhibition of any voting machine for any instruction, the counting mechanism shall be concealed, but the doors may be temporarily opened when authorized by the supervisor of elections.

History.--s. 12, ch. 13893, 1929; CGL 1936 Supp. 337(12); s. 5, ch. 26870, 1951; s. 18, ch. 77-175.

Note.--Former s. 100.12.