§ 8-42. Election assessment.  

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  • (a) In accordance with F.S. § 99.093, each person seeking to qualify as a candidate for city office shall pay, at the time of qualifying for office, an election assessment in the amount of one (1) percent of the current annual salary paid to commissioners or such other amount as may be required by F.S. § 99.093.

    (b) Within thirty (30) days after the close of qualifying, the city clerk shall forward all assessments collected to the department of state for deposit in the elections commission trust fund.

    (c) Any person seeking to qualify for election to city office who is unable to pay the election assessment without imposing an undue burden on personal resources or on resources otherwise available to him shall, upon written certification of such inability given under oath to the city clerk, be exempt from paying the election assessment.

(Ord. No. 2003-15, § 1, 6-3-03)