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The 2000 Florida Statutes

Title IX
ELECTORS AND ELECTIONS
Chapter 101
Voting Methods And Procedure
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Section 101.5604, Florida Statutes 2000

101.5604  Adoption of system; procurement of equipment; commercial tabulations.--The board of county commissioners of any county, at any regular meeting or a special meeting called for the purpose, may, upon consultation with the supervisor of elections, adopt, purchase or otherwise procure, and provide for the use of any electronic or electromechanical voting system approved by the Department of State in all or a portion of the election precincts of that county. Thereafter the electronic or electromechanical voting system may be used for voting at all elections for public and party offices and on all measures and for receiving, registering, and counting the votes thereof in such election precincts as the governing body directs. Any such board may contract for the tabulation of votes at a location within the county when there is no suitable tabulating equipment available which is owned by the county.

History.--s. 4, ch. 73-156; s. 21, ch. 77-175.