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Title XXXIV
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND TOBACCO
Chapter 567
LOCAL OPTION ELECTIONS
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F.S. 567.06
567.06 Form of ballot; canvassing votes.
(1) At the election under s. 567.01, the ballot used shall be printed on one side of a plain white piece of paper in the form following:

OFFICIAL BALLOT NO.  

OFFICIAL BALLOT NO.  

OFFICIAL ELECTION BALLOT

  (Month)  ,   (Day)  ,   (Year)  

PRECINCT NUMBER 

 County, Florida

INSTRUCTIONS: Local Option Election on

TWO QUESTIONS:

QUESTION NUMBER 1 is to decide whether the sale of intoxicating liquors, wines, or beer containing more than 6.243 percent of alcohol by volume shall be prohibited or permitted in   County, Florida.

QUESTION NUMBER 2 is to decide whether the sale of intoxicating liquors, wines, or beer shall be restricted to sales made in sealed containers, for consumption off the premises where sold, such sales being described as “Sales by the package.” The results on question number 2 shall be effective and binding only in the event a majority of those voting at the election shall cast their votes “For Selling Intoxicating Liquors, Wines, or Beer” containing more than 6.243 percent of alcohol by volume on question number 1.

Vote on both questions!

If you fail to vote on question number 1, your vote on question number 2 will not be counted!

To vote, make a crossmark (X) at the right of your choice on each question:

QUESTION NO. 1:

For Selling Intoxicating Liquors,

Wines, or Beer containing more than 6.243 percent of alcohol by volume     

Against Selling Intoxicating Liquors,

Wines, or Beer containing more than 6.243 percent of alcohol by volume     

QUESTION NO. 2:

For Sales by the Package and Drink     

For Sales by the Package Only     

(2) No vote on question number 2 shall be counted or considered in determining the results on said question unless the elector casting said vote shall have voted also upon question number 1; provided that:
(a) If a majority of those legally voting at said election cast their votes on question number 1, the vote of said majority shall be determinative of said question and the votes cast on question number 2 shall in no way affect or nullify the result of the vote on question number 1; provided that
(b) A majority of votes legally cast on question number 2 shall be determinative of said question and the number of votes cast on question number 1 shall in no way affect or nullify the result of the vote on question number 2 unless a majority of the votes legally cast at said election shall be “Against Selling Intoxicating Liquors, Wines, or Beer”;
(c) Provided, further, that voting machines may be used in counties which have adopted voting machines for use in general elections.
(3) However, for a local option election authorized by s. 567.01(3) on the sole question of whether intoxicating liquors, wines, or beer may be sold by the drink for consumption on premises, ballot instructions shall be presented in the following form:

INSTRUCTIONS: Local Option Election on the Following Question:

THE QUESTION BEFORE THE ELECTORATE is to decide whether intoxicating liquors, wines, or beer, containing more than 6.243 percent of alcohol by volume, may be sold by the drink for consumption on premises in (   ) County, Florida.

For Sales by the Drink:

followed by the word “yes” and also by the word “no,” and shall be styled in such a manner that a “yes” vote will indicate approval of the question and a “no” vote will indicate rejection.

History.s. 1, ch. 3700, 1887; RS 862; GS 1214; CGL 1936 Supp. 4151(201); s. 2, ch. 23747, 1947; s. 2, ch. 85-161; s. 8, ch. 93-134; s. 2, ch. 99-380; s. 4, ch. 2013-157.