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Be Safe - Get Those Voter Registration Forms in Within 14 Days

F.S. 97.0575 Third-Party Voter Registrations                

Recent law changes may also be found in section 7 of chapter law 2021-11. Rulemaking will be initiated soon to conform to recent state law changes.

(eff. 5/2021)

A Third-Party Voter Registration Organization (3d PVRO) is any person, entity, or organization that solicits or collects any voter registration application, except:

A person who seeks only to register to vote or collect a voter registration application from that person’s spouse, child, or parent;
An employee or agent who registers or collects voter registration applications on behalf of the Division of Elections (hereinafter “Division”), Supervisor of Elections, Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, or an official voter registration agency.

To become a 3dPVRO you must register with the Division of Elections prior to engaging in any voter registration activities. To register you must complete and submit the following form:
DS-DE 119, Third- Party Voter Registration Application

97.0575 Third Party Voter Registration(1)
(c) The names, permanent addresses, and temporary addresses, if any, of each registration agent registering persons to vote in this state on behalf of the organization.

Third- Party Voter Registration Applications shall be promptly delivered to the Division of Elections or the Supervisor of Elections within 14 Days after the applicant completes it or the next business day if the appropriate office is closed for that 14 Day period.
 
If a voter registration application collected by any 3dPVRO is not promptly delivered to the Division of Elections or the Supervisor of Elections in the county in which the applicant resides, the 3dPVRO is liable for fines;

Third-Party Voter Registration Organization Summary

 

FINES:

  • A fine in the amount of $50 for each application received by the division or the supervisor of elections in the county in which the applicant resides more than 14 days after the applicant delivered the completed voter registration application to the third party voter registration organization or any person, entity, or agent acting on its behalf.
  • A fine in the amount of $250 for each application received if the third party voter registration organization or person, entity, or agency acting on its behalf acted willfully.A fine in the amount of $100 for each application collected by a third party voter registration organization or any person, entity, or agent acting on its behalf, before book closing for any given election for federal or state office and received by the division or the supervisor of elections in the county in which the applicant resides after the book closing deadline for such election.  
  • A fine in the amount of $500 for each application received if the third party registration organization or person, entity, or agency acting on its behalf acted willfully. A fine in the amount of $500 for each application collected by a third party voter registration organization or any person, entity, or agent acting on its behalf, which is not submitted to the division or supervisor of elections in the county in which the applicant resides. A fine in the amount of $1,000 for any application not submitted if the third party voter registration organization or person, entity, or agency acting on its behalf acted willfully.

The aggregate fine which may be assessed against a third party voter registration organization, including affiliate organizations, for violations committed in a calendar year is $1,000.

For more information and to download all 3dPVRO forms go to the Division of Elections Website: http://dos.myflorida.com/elections/for-voters/voter-registration/third-party-voter-registration-organizations/.