Penelope Townsley

Absentee Ballots For Primary Elections Mailed Out In Miami-Dade CountyHundreds of thousands of absentee ballots will be showing up in Miami-Dade County voters mailboxes over the next few days.
Florida's New Absentee Ballot Directive Gets Pushback A statewide directive dealing with absentee ballots is rankling some election supervisors in Florida.
Deadline To Register To Vote For Sun Life Renovation Is MondayThe ink is still drying on the agreement between Miami-Dade County and the Miami Dolphins to send a stadium renovation deal to the voters, but if you want to have a chance to vote in the special election, you have precious little time to make sure you’re registered to vote.
M-D Election Officials: Future Wait Times Will Be Under 1 HourThe bar for election wait times has been raised: one hour.
State Officials Meet To Discuss Miami-Dade Election ProblemsA 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.
Miami-Dade Election Emails Describe Chaotic Election DayAs people voted hours after midnight on election night, Miami-Dade county leaders were scrambling to fix what had been days of chaos.
Some Counties Still Counting BallotsWhile 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.
Local Leaders Reacts To Florida's Election Embarrassment A headline in Thursday's New York Magazine: "Florida Still Figuring Out That Whole 'Election' Thing."
Dade Election Officials Are Prepared For Election Day It was another day of long lines at the Miami-Dade Supervisor of Elections Office in Doral, where voters arrived before dawn to pick up or drop off absentee ballots.
Chaos & Confusion For Early Voters In Doral On SundayChaos and confusion clouded the final Sunday before Election Day in Miami-Dade County. Since early voting was cut from 14 days to 8 days in Florida for this election, hundreds of voters arrived at the Miami-Dade Elections Headquarters early Sunday after learning they would get another opportunity to request, fill out, and submit last-minute absentee ballots.
Does Your Vote Count? Dade Co. Changes Precinct Reconciliation ProceduresVoting rights advocates are fuming about a change to what they say is an election night "best practices procedure." The issue is only in Miami-Dade as far as CBS4 Investigates can tell.
Dade Elections Dept. Test Equipment Before Election DayWith just two weeks to go until Election Day, the Miami-Dade County Elections Department began testing its voting equipment Monday.