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.
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.
He’s the one person that hasn’t been heard from in the push to upgrade Sun Life stadium.
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.
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.
Miami Dolphins CEO Mike Dee smiled as he delivered a small piece of paper today with a big number on it.
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.
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.
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.
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.