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2005 Florida Statutes

Section 100.101, Florida Statutes 2005

100.101  Special elections and special primary elections.--Except as provided in s. 100.111(2), a special election or special primary election shall be held in the following cases:

(1)  If no person has been elected at a general election to fill an office which was required to be filled by election at such general election.

(2)  If a vacancy occurs in the office of state senator or member of the state house of representatives.

(3)  If it is necessary to elect presidential electors, by reason of the offices of President and Vice President both having become vacant.

(4)  If a vacancy occurs in the office of member from Florida of the House of Representatives of Congress.

History.--s. 4, ch. 3879, 1889; RS 158; s. 5, ch. 4328, 1895; GS 175; RGS 219; CGL 254; s. 4, ch. 26870, 1951; s. 12, ch. 77-175; s. 3, ch. 83-15; s. 19, ch. 2005-277.

Note.--Former s. 98.08.