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Long lines at a polling precinct in Little Havana on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2012. (Source: CBS4 Viewer/John Vishak)

State Officials Meet To Discuss Miami-Dade Election Problems

A special team formed by Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner to investigate the problems in last month’s election met Tuesday afternoon in Miami-Dade with Mayor Carlos Gimenez and the Supervisor of Elections Penelope Townsley.

CBS4–12/11/2012

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Recount Deadline Missed, West Campaign To Challenge Loss

Another defeat for GOP Rep. Allen West in his bid to retain his District 18 seat. On Sunday, elections officials missed their noon deadline to report results of a two-day recount. This will apparently seal the unofficial results giving the win to Democrat Patrick Murphy.

CBS4–11/18/2012

An election worker processes a ballot.  (Source: CBS4)

West Gets Slight Bump In Recount, Still Loses

In the hotly contested Florida District 18 congressional race, a partial recount Sunday in St. Lucie County gave incumbent Allen West a slight bump, but not enough to warrant a full recount or end threats of a lawsuit from his campaign.

CBS4–11/11/2012

An election worker processes a ballot.  (Source: CBS4)

Florida Finally Tallies Votes, Obama Won

Four days after the election, Florida has finally tallied up its votes. “It’s done. It’s finished,” voter Norma Cameron said. “Thank God.”

11/11/2012

The counting continues at Miami-Dade Elections headquarters as workers continue to process absentee ballots. (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Finishes Ballot Count

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.

CBS4–11/08/2012

Broward Elections Worker (Source: CBS4)

Broward To Tackle Provisional Ballots

Broward County election department workers will tackle provisional ballots on Thursday as they move toward closing out the November General Election.

CBS4–11/08/2012

The November’s Election Day has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean ballots still aren’t being counted. (Source: CBS4)

Ballots Still Being Counted In Miami-Dade

The November’s Election Day has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean ballots still aren’t being counted.

CBS4–11/07/2012

Voters in Broward wait in line to cast their ballot.  (Source: CBS4)

Election Day Lines Blamed On Long Ballot In Broward

More than 725,000 registered voters in Broward cast ballots in the 2012 presidential election, marking a 64 percent turnout.

CBS4–11/07/2012

Hundreds of voters arrived at the Miami-Dade Elections Headquarters on Sunday after learning they would get another opportunity to request, fill out, and submit last-minute absentee ballots. (Source: CBS4)

Additional Planning May Have Eased Election Day Delays

Twelve years after Florida’s presidential election debacle which made the term “hanging chad” a common household term, some argue that we haven’t come very far.

CBS4–11/07/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama Holds Slim Lead In Florida, Votes Still Being Tallied

While the presidency has already been decided, the state of Florida still hasn’t been declared to be a win for President Barack Obama or Mitt Romney.

CBS4–11/07/2012

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