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Wednesday Is Deadline For Absentee Ballot Request

Voters hoping to request an absentee ballot for the upcoming Miami-Dade County special election have just a few hours to contact the Miami-Dade Elections Department.

CBS Miami–10/30/2013

Sergio Robaina (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Sergio Robaina Changing Plea In Absentee Ballot Case

Sergio Robaina, the uncle of former Mayor Julio Robaina, will accept probation and plead guilty to misdemeanor charges of illegally possessed absentee ballots, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–08/28/2013


Florida Voting Boss Takes Fact-Finding To Broward

As Broward County Elections prepares for another election in January, Wednesday the county took a step back to look at what happened in November.


Governor Rick Scott  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott To Discuss Fla. Election Issues With Sec. Of State

Florida Governor Rick Scott, heavily criticized when he refused to use his emergency powers to extend the number of early voting days in the state, now says he’s willing to look at whether changes are needed to make voting go smoother.


Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush (Source: CBS4)

Jeb Bush Confident Romney Will Be Victorious

In the midst of the chaos that has become early voting in South Florida, former Governor Jeb Bush hosted a charity golf tournament for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, but also took time to stump for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney Friday.

CBS Miami–11/02/2012

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Report: Nearly 1 Million Have Cast Absentee Ballots

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.

CBS Miami–10/24/2012

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Democrats Chip Away At Republican Absentee Ballot Advantage

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.

CBS Miami–10/15/2012

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Absentee Ballots Being Mailed In Miami-Dade

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.


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Early Voting Numbers Light In Broward County

The numbers are already starting to trickle in on early voting and absentee ballots in the state of Florida.



Fla. Absentee Ballots Could Give Romney An Edge

The state of Florida’s primary is still a little more than two weeks away, but the voting started early and the numbers could give President Barack Obama reason to be concerned.