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.
Now, the question is: Is the country better off than it was four years ago? Anyone – including you – can answer that question.
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.
Early voting is well underway in the Sunshine State and more than 100,000 residents of Miami-Dade and Broward Counties have already cast their votes.
Now, this early voting trend that is sweeping the country is getting as ridiculous as being gifted for Christmas or one’s birthday 35 days in advance. There is much “shifty” benefit for the Democrats since they’re pushing for it.
Thousands of Hispanic, Caribbean and African-American voters across Florida will head to polling precincts starting Saturday to usher in Souls to the Polls Weekend, as the state’s Early Voting period begins.
Democrats hopes for taking an early lead in the presidential race in Florida will be fully underway on Saturday when early voting begins statewide. But, unlike in 2008, there will be less days for voters to cast their votes early.