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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — The Miami-Dade and Broward Elections Departments wants to remind all voters that Wednesday is the deadline to request an Absentee Ballot for the November 4, 2014 Primary Election.

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Absentee Voting

More than 133,000 voters have already participated in this election via absentee ballot in Miami-Dade and nearly 81,000 absentee ballots have been returned in Broward.

If you are interested in voting by absentee ballot in Miami-Dade, your request must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. Wednesday. You can call 305-499-8444, online, email, or fax 305-499-8401.

In Broward, you can make request online here.

Completed Absentee Ballots may be returned by mail or in person to:

Miami-Dade Elections Department (Headquarters)
2700 NW 87 Avenue
Miami, FL 33172


Miami-Dade Elections Department (Downtown Satellite Office)
111 NW 1 Street
Miami, FL 33128

In Broward, completed Absentee Ballots must be  received by the Supervisor of Election’s office no later than 7p.m. on Election Day.

  • A voted ballot cannot be accepted a polling place.
  • If you requested an absentee ballot and later decide to vote at the polls, take your absentee ballot with you to be cancelled at your polling place.

Other Important Reminders to Absentee Voters:

  • Completed absentee ballots must be received by Tuesday, November 4, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. to be accepted as valid.
  • Ensure that the Absentee Ballot and the Absentee Ballot return envelope is properly filled out.  Ensure that you sign inside the red box on the outside of the absentee ballot envelope.
  • Do not give your ballot to anyone who has not been properly authorized per Section 12-14 of the Code of Miami-Dade County.
  • Postage is no longer necessary for countywide elections.
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In addition to Absentee Voting, voters may choose to vote at an Early Voting location through Sunday or on Election Day.

Early Voting

Over 50,000 voters have already taken advantage of Early Voting in Miami-Dade and more than 55,000 voters have voted early in Broward.

There are 25 early voting locations in Miami-Dade.


Election Day

Voters who wish to participate in this election on Election Day must go to their assigned precinct.

For more information in Miami-Dade, call 3-1-1 or visit

For more information in Broward, visit the Broward County Supervisor of Elections Office.


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