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Rick Scott

Gov. Scott Cast Ballot In Naples

After waiting in line for about 40 minutes, Gov. Rick Scott cast his ballot around 8 a.m. in his hometown of Naples.

11/06/2012

Voting booths (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Election Day Voting Off To Relatively Smooth Start In State

Election Day voting got off to a relatively smooth start in Florida.

Florida’s Secretary of State Ken Detzner said voting stations for all of the state’s 6,000 precincts opened on time and his department has heard of only minor problems.

CBS4–11/06/2012

When Miami-Dade election department workers locked the doors of their Doral headquarters on voters who showed up to vote by absentee ballot on Sunday, anger spread through the line of nearly 200 people and lingered even after voting resumed about an hour later. (Source: CBS4)

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.

11/05/2012

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)

Chaos & Confusion For Early Voters In Doral On Sunday

Chaos 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.

CBS4–11/05/2012

When Miami-Dade election department workers locked the doors of their Doral headquarters on voters who showed up to vote by absentee ballot on Sunday, anger spread through the line of nearly 200 people and lingered even after voting resumed about an hour later. (Source: CBS4)

What Caused Dade’s Absent Ballot Blunder On Sunday

When Miami-Dade election department workers locked the doors of their Doral headquarters on voters who showed up to vote by absentee ballot on Sunday, anger spread through the line of nearly 200 people and lingered even after voting resumed about an hour later.

CBS4–11/05/2012

CBS4 News spoke with voters at Jimmy's Eastside Diner on Biscayne Blvd. on Sunday about whether or not voter fatigue had set in. (Source: CBS4)

Voters Weigh In On 2012 Election

While some Miami-Dade voters are anxious about the outcome of the presidential election, they’re also relieved that the election season is almost over.

CBS4–11/04/2012

President Barack Obama at a rally in Hollywood, Florida on Nov. 4th, 2012.  (Source: CBS4)

President Obama Revs Up Hollywood Crowd

President Barack Obama brought his closing argument in the campaign to South Florida on Sunday, less than 48 hours before the general election on Tuesday.

CBS4–11/04/2012

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Voters Overwhelm Dade Elections For Sunday Voting

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.

11/04/2012

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Mack Battles Nelson In Tight Senate Race

It’s coming down to the wire in a tight Florida Senate race which pits a Democratic incumbent against a Republican challenger.

CBS4–11/04/2012

Early Voters (Source: CBS4)

Early Voting Ends With Long Lines, Long Waits

Thousands of Miami-Dade voters took advantage of the final day of early voting Saturday. According to the Supervisor of Elections website, several locations posted wait times as long as six hours.

CBS4–11/04/2012

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