Twelve years after Florida’s presidential election debacle which made the term “hanging chad” a common household term, some argue that we haven’t come very far.
The GOP lost a little ground in Florida’s congressional delegation Tuesday night, but how much ground is still unknown, almost 24 hours after polls closed.
The polls are open across South Florida for the 2012 Presidential Election.
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.
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.
Thousands of Miami-Dade voters packed patience to take advantage of the final day of early voting Saturday.
On the last day of early voting in Broward County, many said the lines were the longest they’d seen all week.
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.
In the midst of the chaos that has become early voting in South Florida, former Governor Jeb Bush hosted a charity golf tournament for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, but also took time to stump for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney Friday.
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.