The counting of absentee ballots at Miami-Dade Elections headquarters has wrapped up. “I’m pleased to announce that Miami-Dade County is the first of the large counties to complete it’s tabulation process,” announced Miami-Dade Supervisor of Elections Penelope Townsley.
The November’s Election Day has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean ballots still aren’t being counted.
More problems for Palm Beach election officials after another error was found on absentee ballots.
State officials released new voter registration numbers early Saturday, with some surprising changes since 2008.
Whether you vote early, by absentee, or on Election Day we want to warn you again you will be facing what many say is the longest ballot in history. And filling it out isn’t exactly a cake walk.
Early voting in Florida is set to start Saturday, but already nearly 10 percent of the state has cast a vote through absentee balloting, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Historically speaking, a high turnout for absentee ballots has favored the Republican Party. This year, while Republicans are enjoying a lead, Democrats have started to chip away at the absentee ballot numbers and it’s generated a new emphasis on getting the vote out early.
“Load ‘em up, move ‘em out” was the order of the morning for Broward’s Supervisor of Elections.
The November general election is a little less than five weeks away, but thousands of voters can start voting in South Florida this weekend. Around 172,000 absentee ballots went out Friday morning and will arrive in mailboxes across the area over the next few days.
Miami-Dade Commission Chair Joe Martinez is taking the results of the recent mayor race to court.