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Commode Confusion: Can Miami-Dade Voters Use Restrooms At Polling Places Or Not?

As if waiting in a long line to vote isn’t bad enough, imagine waiting with a full bladder!

04/10/2014

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Early Voting Ends Sunday In Miami-Dade

Early voting ends today, Sunday Nov. 3, for the Nov. 5 Miami-Dade County special election and for municipal elections in Miami, Miami Beach, Hialeah and Homestead.

11/03/2013

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Nominee Voting Open For 40th Annual “People’s Choice Awards”

The only major awards show where fans determine the nominees and winners across categories of movies, music and television, “People’s Choice Awards”, has announced that voting is now open for the 40th annual award show.

10/24/2013

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Florida Among States Looking To Tighten Voting Rules

Critics have said Florida has had its share of voting issues in the past, now the state is among many with lawmakers looking to create a better reputation.

09/28/2013

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Poll: Majority Of Hispanics Lean To Democratic Party

The Republican Party put together a post-election report that looked to identify problems that cost them the presidency. Chief among the problems was a lack of minority outreach and that’s being found in polling from other groups as well.

CBS Miami–08/09/2013

"I voted" stickers are seen on June 5, 2012 at the town hall polling station in the town of Hudson, Wisconsin, during voting for current Governor Scott Walker and challenger Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. The recall election marks just the third time in US history that a state governor has been challenged midterm. Wisconsin is a key swing state in the November presidential election. It is seen as leaning toward Obama, but Tuesday's vote could show an inclination to flip toward Republican challenger Mitt Romney. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

Report: Florida Set To Resume Voter Purge

Thanks to a Supreme Court ruling gutting Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott plans to restart a purge of “noncitizens” on Florida’s voter rolls, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–08/05/2013

North Miami Election Day

North Miami Mayor’s Race Gets “Weird”

It is certainly true that things got a little crazy in the race for mayor of North Miami, even judging by South Florida standards.

CBS4–05/14/2013

The U.S. Supreme Court building June 27, 2012 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Voting Rights Act Heads To Supreme Court

The United States Supreme Court opened hearings Wednesday on a challenge to the law that if overturned could fundamentally reshape how an entire region of the country handles elections.

CBS Miami–02/27/2013

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)

Miami-Dade Election Emails Describe Chaotic Election Day

As people voted hours after midnight on election night, Miami-Dade county leaders were scrambling to fix what had been days of chaos.

CBS Miami–11/30/2012

Election Task Force

M-D Election Advisory Group Meeting To Analyze Election Problems

Three weeks after the fiasco that was Florida’s election, a Miami-Dade task force met to prevent it from happening again.

CBS Miami–11/28/2012

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