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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title IX
ELECTORS AND ELECTIONS
Chapter 97
QUALIFICATION AND REGISTRATION OF ELECTORS
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F.S. 97.1031
97.1031 Notice of change of residence, change of name, or change of party affiliation.
(1)(a) When an elector changes his or her residence address, the elector must notify the supervisor of elections. Except as provided in paragraph (b), an address change must be submitted using a voter registration application.
(b) If the address change is within the state and notice is provided to the supervisor of elections of the county where the elector has moved, the elector may do so by:
1. Contacting the supervisor of elections via telephone or electronic means, in which case the elector must provide his or her date of birth; or
2. Submitting the change on a voter registration application or other signed written notice.
(2) When an elector seeks to change party affiliation, the elector shall notify his or her supervisor of elections or other voter registration official by using a signed written notice that contains the elector’s date of birth or voter registration number. When an elector changes his or her name by marriage or other legal process, the elector shall notify his or her supervisor of elections or other voter registration official by using a signed written notice that contains the elector’s date of birth or voter’s registration number.
(3) The voter registration official shall make the necessary changes in the elector’s records as soon as practical upon receipt of such notice of a change of address of legal residence, name, or party affiliation. The supervisor of elections shall issue the new voter information card.
History.s. 7, ch. 78-403; s. 5, ch. 80-292; s. 21, ch. 94-224; s. 29, ch. 97-13; s. 31, ch. 99-2; s. 3, ch. 2000-250; s. 5, ch. 2002-189; s. 14, ch. 2005-278; s. 5, ch. 2005-286; s. 8, ch. 2011-40.