Issue Commentary

09/01/96 – Flor⁠i⁠da General Elec⁠t⁠⁠i⁠ons: How Much Cho⁠i⁠ce Do We Really Have?

By: The James Madison Institute / September 1, 1996

Issue Commentary

September 1, 1996

by Daniel F. Walker

In the 1952 case of Alexander v. Booth, the Florida Supreme Court stated, “The primary meaning of the word ‘election’ is choice: the act of choosing…The word ‘election’ when standing alone is defined as the act of choosing; choice; the act of selecting one or more from others.”