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S.99.021 F.S.  -- CANDIDATES SEEKING A PARTY NOMINATION

 

Old Law:  Candidate has not been a candidate for nomination of any political party for 6 months prior to general election for which the candidate seeks to qualify.

 

New Law:  Candidate has not been a registered member of any other political party for 365 days before the beginning of qualifying preceding the general election for which the candidate seeks to qualify.

 

EFFECTIVE UPON BECOMING LAW -- MAY 2011

 

This means any candidate who has changed parties within 365 days of the beginning of qualifying will be ineligible to qualify as a political party candidate, but will be eligible to qualify as a candidate with no party affiliation.

 

 Supervisor of Elections, Holmes County
201 N. Oklahoma St., Suite 102, Bonifay, FL  32425 
Phone: (850) 547-1107 * Fax: (850) 547-4168 * Email: therisa@holmeselections.com * Hours: M-F, 8am - 4pm

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