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Title IX
Chapter 101
Voting Methods And Procedure
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Section 101.5611, Florida Statutes 2000

101.5611  Instructions to electors.--

(1)  For the instruction of voters on election day, the supervisor of elections shall provide at each polling place one instruction model illustrating the manner of voting with the system. Each such instruction model shall show the arrangement of party rows, office columns, and questions to be voted on. Such model shall be located at a place which voters must pass to reach the official voting booth.

(2)  Before entering the voting booth each voter shall be offered instruction in voting by use of the instruction model, and the voter shall be given ample opportunity to operate the model by himself or herself. In instructing voters, no precinct official may show partiality to any political party or candidate.

(3)  The supervisor of elections shall have posted at each polling place a notice that reads: "A person who commits or attempts to commit any fraud in connection with voting, votes a fraudulent ballot, or votes more than once in an election can be convicted of a felony of the third degree and fined up to $5,000 and/or imprisoned for up to 5 years."

History.--s. 11, ch. 73-156; s. 21, ch. 77-175; s. 581, ch. 95-147; s. 12, ch. 98-129.