Election season is upon us, and we want you to be well-informed and ready.
The race for the District 8 Miami-Dade County Commission seat is between incumbent Lynda Bell and challenger Daniella Levine Cava. The election is Tuesday August 26th, but Bell and Levine Cava will debate the issues in a special half-hour edition of Facing South Florida with Jim DeFede.
Lines up to seven hours made Miami-Dade County the butt of many jokes on Election Day 2012. Part of the cause of the delay came from an uneven distribution of voters in precincts, but the county isn’t planning on fixing the problem anytime soon.
Homestead voters decided Tuesday they did not want suspended mayor Steve Bateman to serve another term.
It’s Election Day for residents who live in two South Florida cities.
The bar for election wait times has been raised: one hour.
Up to 14 days of early voting should be offered during Florida’s next election, Gov. Rick Scott said Thursday. The move would be a backpeddling of sorts for Republicans.
Two Miami lawmakers have filed the first legislation that would expand early voting, though the measure wouldn’t allow for as many days as previously allowed.
From a political standpoint, 2012 proved to be another raucous year in South Florida. Amid echoes of, “Let people vote!” in our ears, with the images of long lines still haunting our memories, Florida was once again the center of attention.
A new report looking at the massive problems that plagued voters in Miami-Dade County on Election Day laid some of the blame on the county’s election department.