Miami-Dade Elections Department
Three weeks after the fiasco that was Florida’s election, a Miami-Dade task force met to prevent it from happening again.
Jim DeFede grills Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez on the election mess.
In an unusual move, Miami-Dade Elections Department decided to allow voters to cast their votes by absentee ballots on Sunday. By 2:30 p.m. they were so overwhelmed they were forced to close their doors.
One look at Miami-Dade’s ballot and everything seems normal. Look closer, though, and you will notice it is double-sided and goes on and on…and on.
As voters showed arrived at the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots in the state’s primary election, everything went very smoothly, according to the Miami-Dade Elections Department.
If you live in Miami-Dade and plan to cast your ballot in this August’s Primary Election but haven’t registered to vote yet, time is running out.
With the January 31st primary just a few days away, the time for early voting will end Saturday.
The numbers are already starting to trickle in on early voting and absentee ballots in the state of Florida.
A decade ago Miami-Dade was embroiled in the politics of computerized voting and scandal within the election department.