Special Election

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.


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

Special Election Canceled After Stadium Bill Fails To Clear Legislative Hurdle

Now that the bill to renovate Sun Life Stadium using public financing has failed in the state legislature, local voters won’t get a chance to decide the stadium’s fate on May 14th.


Dolphins owner Stephen Ross at Sun Life Stadium on December 19, 2010 in Miami, Florida.

Fins Owner Stephen Ross Defends Decision To Upgrade Sun Life Stadium

He’s the one person that hasn’t been heard from in the push to upgrade Sun Life stadium.


Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Dolphins Stadium Deal

We take an in-depth look at the deal with Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez, and the special election where the deal will be placed before voters.


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

Monday Last Day To Register For Sun Life Tax Vote

The Miami Dolphins delivered a check for more than $4 million last Friday to kick off the push for a special election to approve a tax for renovating Sun Life Stadium. Voters who want to be a part of that decision do face an important deadline Monday.

CBS Miami–04/15/2013

MIAMI (CBS4) - Miami Dolphins CEO Mike Dee shows off a check for more than $4 million that he delivered on 4/12/13 to pay for the referendum on a hotel tax increase to pay for renovations to Sun Life Stadium. (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Fins CEO Presents County With $4M Check For Special Election

Miami Dolphins CEO Mike Dee smiled as he delivered a small piece of paper today with a big number on it.



Deadline To Register To Vote For Sun Life Renovation Is Monday

The 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.

CBS Miami–04/12/2013

Sun Life Stadium Upgrade Rendering (Source: Miami Dolphins)

Deadline Looms For Sun Life Deal

Time is growing perilously short for the Miami Dolphins and the South Florida Super Bowl Committee to put together a public referendum vote on whether or not to contribute public money to the renovation of Sun Life Stadium.

CBS Miami–04/02/2013

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Hollywood Police, Fire Unions To Fight Referendum On Pension Reform

The same day that Hollywood failed to meet its deadline to cancel a special election to reform employee pension benefits without incurring more costs, the police and fire union presidents said they are ready to campaign against the referendum.


Carlos Gimenez gives a victory speech after winning Tuesday special mayoral election.

Mayor-Elect Gimenez To Be Sworn In Friday

Newly-elected Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez will take office after the election is certified by the canvassing board, but he’s wasting no time getting to work.