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Voter's Bill of Rights and Responsibilities

Effective January 1, 2006

    VOTER’S BILL OF RIGHTS
Each registered voter in this state has the right to:
      VOTER RESPONSIBILITIES
Each registered voter in this state should:

1)

  Vote and have his or her vote accurately counted.   1)   Familiarize himself or herself with the candidates and issues.

2)

  Cast a vote if he or she is in line at the official closing of the polls in that county.   2)   Maintain with the office of the supervisor of elections a current address.

3)

  Ask for and receive assistance in voting.   3)   Know the location of his or her polling place and its hours of operation.

4)

  Receive up to two replacement ballots if he or she makes a mistake prior to the ballot being cast.   4)   Bring proper identification to the polling station.

5)

  An explanation if his or her registration or identity is in question.   5)   Familiarize himself or herself with the operation of the voting equipment in his or her precinct.

6)

  If his or her registration or identity is in question, cast a provisional ballot.   6)   Treat precinct workers with courtesy.

7)

  Written instructions to use when voting, and, upon request oral instructions in voting from election officers.   7)   Respect the privacy of others.

8)

  Vote free from coercion or intimidation by elections officers or any other person.   8)   Report any problems or violations of election laws to the supervisor of elections.

9)

  Vote on a voting system that is in working condition and that will allow votes to be accurately cast.   9)   Ask questions if needed.
        10)   Make sure that his or her completed ballot is correct before leaving the polling station.
    You may have other voting rights under state and federal laws. If you believe your voting rights have been violated, please contact the Florida Dept of State, Division of Elections office at 1-877-868-3737       Note to Voter:
Failure to perform any of these responsibilities does not prohibit a voter from voting.