North Miami’s election took another bizarre turn late Friday afternoon. Miami-Dade’s Canvasing Board, in an abundance of caution, chose not to certify the vote. Instead they invited losing candidates to come to Doral and inspect ballots.
Residents in Davie have a Tuesday deadline to return a ballot that could raise taxes to help put more police officers in local schools.
All the problems at the polls in Florida during the November election has Secretary of State Ken Detzner calling for some major improvements.
Eleven days after the Nov. 6 election, election workers in St. Lucie County begun a recount of early votes in the race between Republican U.S. Rep. Allen West and Patrick Murphy, the man who apparently unseated him.
The Broward County canvassing board was set to meet Friday to finalize counts for overseas and military ballots and certify election results as criticism of the county’s election office continued to mount this week after nearly 1,000 ballots were discovered in a warehouse.
Congressman Allen West said Tuesday evening he won’t give up his fight to get his seat back in Congress. West said he’s asked a Florida judge to order a recount for one county in his congressional race against Patrick Murphy.
It’s been four long days since polls closed. A Saturday noon deadline for Florida counties to provide the state with unofficial vote tallies passed with no new numbers.
Voting rights advocates are fuming about a change to what they say is an election night “best practices procedure.” The issue is only in Miami-Dade as far as CBS4 Investigates can tell.
More than 1.1 million Floridians have already voted by absentee ballot in the past month, which amounts to regular-season play in the contact sport of Florida politics.
With ten days left and forecasters calling for a potentially historic storm to strike the East Coast, President Obama and Mitt Romney are launching an adjusted sprint to the finish line.