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Miami-Dade Elections

Jim DeFede_Patricia Mazzei  (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Miami-Dade Elections

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez and elections supervisor Penelope Townsley have decided to push back “re-precincting” until early 2015. We look at the impact the delay to evenly divide voters among precincts might have on voters and voting lines in the upcoming November election.

CBS4–02/03/2014

Absentee ballots (Source: CBS4)

Absentee Ballots Going Out Tuesday In Miami-Dade

Nearly 200,000 absentee ballots will be going out in the mail Tuesday for the upcoming Special Election in Miami-Dade.

10/14/2013

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M-D Elections Dept. Bypasses Grand Jury Recommendations

The much-maligned Miami-Dade Elections department will bypass the recommendations of a grand jury to improve the security for elections.

CBS Miami–09/05/2013

An artist rendering of proposed changes to Sun Life Stadium (Source: Miami Dolphins)

Early, Now Moot, Votes Show Voters Opposed Stadium Bill

The bill to tax tourists for renovations of Sun Life Stadium didn’t pass, but people voted, and now their votes have been counted.

05/14/2013

An artist rendering of proposed changes to Sun Life Stadium (Source: Miami Dolphins)

Dolphins Vote Won’t Count But Will Be Counted

Nearly 60,000 people voted absentee or early on whether the Miami Dolphins should get tourist taxes for a major facelift of Sun Life Stadium.

05/07/2013

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Dade Elections Dept. Busy Prepping For May 14th Referendum

Miami-Dade voters will get their say in a proposal to use tax dollars to, in part, fund renovations at Sun Life Stadium.

CBS4–04/11/2013

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

M-D Election Officials: Future Wait Times Will Be Under 1 Hour

The bar for election wait times has been raised: one hour.

CBS4–02/02/2013

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Scott Says Election Process Must Change

Governor Rick Scott hit the airwaves Wednesday morning to address changes he wants to see in the voting process after the state’s disastrous Election Day last month.

CBS Miami–12/19/2012

Christian Slater

Actor Christian Slater’s Election Day Snafu In Miami

More than a month after November elections, the mess in Miami-Dade is still a sore spot for some voters including actor Christian Slater.

CBS4–12/09/2012

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)

Miami-Dade Election Emails Describe Chaotic Election Day

As people voted hours after midnight on election night, Miami-Dade county leaders were scrambling to fix what had been days of chaos.

CBS Miami–11/30/2012

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