Reporting Tim Kephart
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – With the January 31st primary just a few days away, the time for early voting ended Saturday.
In Broward County, the turnout has been light, but slowly picked up throughout the week. As of Saturday morning, 7,785 early votes had been cast in Broward County. The majority of the early votes came at the Northwest & Southwest Regional Libraries.
Miami-Dade County saw a bigger turnout throughout the week of early voting that Broward. More than 19,000 voters cast their votes early.
The highest early voting totals in Miami-Dade County were at West-Dade Regional Library and at the Coral Gables Library.
Miami-Dade mailed out more than 127,000 absentee ballots and through Thursday, had received more than 64,000 or them back.
According to the Broward SOE, 37,411 absentee ballots were originally requested and through noon Friday, 18,999 have been sent back.
Early voting officially ends Saturday evening at 6 p.m. After that time, you will have to cast your ballots on election day.