Three weeks after the fiasco that was Florida’s election, a Miami-Dade task force met to prevent it from happening again.
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez was officially sworn in to his first full term in office Tuesday morning.
On Tuesday morning, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez will officially begin his first full term, when he will be sworn in following his August electoral win.
Jim DeFede grills Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez on the election mess.
Does it feel like you’re tethered to your smart phone? Do you work long hours? Find yourself spending more time at the office than home with family and friends? You may be a workaholic.
While Miami-Dade County saw some of the longest lines to vote in the state, the County finished counting its ballots Thursday as other large counties like Palm Beach and Broward continue to try to tally the final vote.
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.
In 2000, Florida became the punch line of jokes everywhere after having problems with a one-page punch card ballot. This year, Florida’s ballot was as long as 12 pages in some parts of the state which spelled disaster.
As uncertainty remained as to exactly where Tropical Storm Isaac may come ashore in South Florida, emergency management officials in Miami-Dade County are trying to answer a key question: is this storm a shutter event.
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez told residents Friday that he does not expect to feel major effects from Tropical Storm Isaac, but urged residents not to let their guard down.