§ 8-29. Contest.  

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  • (a) An unsuccessful candidate may contest the results of the election in which he participated as provided in F.S. § 102.168.

    (b) A taxpayer of the city may contest the results of any question or issue submitted to a vote of the electors as provided in F.S. § 102.168.

    (c) If the unsuccessful candidate filing a contest is determined to be entitled to the office, and some other individual has been issued a certificate of election or entered upon the duties of the office, a judgment of ouster may be entered by the circuit court and the contestant shall assume that office.

    (d) If a judgment is entered setting aside an issue election, the election shall be regarded as having been void.

(Ord. No. 2003-15, § 1, 6-3-03; Ord. No. 2013-01, § 1, 2-5-13)