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Absentee ballots (CBS4)

Sat. Deadline Passes Without New Tally From Broward, Palm Beach

It’s been four long days since polls closed. A Saturday noon deadline for Florida counties to provide the state with unofficial vote tallies passed with no new numbers.

CBS4–11/10/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

Obama Expanded 2008 Base In Victory

President Barack Obama overcame the nation’s high unemployment rate, sluggish job growth and economic recovery, and did it while actually expanding the base of voters from 2008 to 2012.

CBS Miami–11/07/2012

Early voters wait in line to vote in the presidential election on the first day of early voting at a polling station setup in the Miami-Dade County elections department on October 27, 2012 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Dems Dominate Early Voting; Reps Take Absentee Balloting

Less than 24 hours before Election Day, Democrats in Florida have jumped to a 167,000 vote lead over Republicans out of the 4.5 million early votes and absentee ballots that have been cast thus far.

CBS Miami–11/05/2012

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

See A Problem At The Polls Tuesday? Report It

With the 2012 general election likely to be extremely close in Florida, voters and poll watchers will be on high alert for any possible irregularities at the polls throughout the day Tuesday.

CBS Miami–11/05/2012

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Poll: Obama Leads Romney 73-24 Among Latino Voters

President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney have been courting the Latino vote across the country heavily throughout the campaign. But, if a new poll’s lead holds up for President Obama, he could win enough swing states to take the Electoral College.

CBS Miami–11/05/2012

Early Voting

Justice Dept. Monitoring Miami-Dade Early Voting

Despite calls to extend early voting hours in the state of Florida, Gov. Rick Scott has rejected the requests despite reports of record turnouts and long lines of voters at poll sites statewide.

CBS4–11/02/2012

Voters head to the polls on Saturday, the first day for early voting in Miami-Dade. (Source: Al Sunshine/CBS4)

Early Voting Plagued By Long Lines

Early voting is well underway across Florida, but in South Florida if you’re heading to the polls early, make sure to bring plenty of patience with you.

CBS Miami–11/01/2012

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

More Than 2.7 Million Ballots Already Cast In Fla.

Early voting is almost half-way over and between it and absentee ballots, nearly 2.7 million ballots have already been cast in Florida, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–10/31/2012

Absentee ballots (Source: CBS4)

Hundreds Of Thousands Locally Have Cast Absentee Ballots

Absentee ballots have been going out for weeks and the return rate could be foreshadowing a record turnout on Election Day.

CBS Miami–10/26/2012

Barack Obama (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Poll: Latino Voters Give Obama 45 Point Lead

With the third and final debate in the books, both candidates are beginning the stretch run to the finish line in the 2012 presidential election. One of the most coveted demographics, Latino voters, seems to have found their candidate as well.

CBS Miami–10/23/2012

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