Projected: Miami-Dade Voters To Raise Taxes For Jackson Health System Voters in Miami-Dade County are being asked to raise their taxes to fund a major overhaul of the Jackson Health System.
Key Player Votes Early For Jackson Health System UpgradeEarly voting continues in Miami-Dade for a countywide special election in which voters are being asked to fund an overhaul of the Jackson Health System. Monday afternoon, the CEO of Jackson Health System cast his ballot.
Court Rules Out Miami Beach Convention Center ReferendumIncomplete details about a Miami Beach convention center plan led to a state appeals court ruling out a planned voter referendum for the $1 billion renovation.
Sergio Robaina Changing Plea In Absentee Ballot CaseSergio Robaina, the uncle of former Mayor Julio Robaina, will accept probation and plead guilty to misdemeanor charges of illegally possessed absentee ballots, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Voters To Decide Fate Of Jackson ImprovementsA nearly unanimous Miami-Dade County Commission will send an initiative to Miami-Dade County voters in a special election to fund an $830 million overhaul of the Jackson Health System, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Michelle Spence-Jones Denied Chance At Third Term In OfficeA Miami judge has banned Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones from seeking a third term in office.
House Members Overwhelmingly Approve Elections Bill In an attempt to remedy the voting problems that plagued the state in 2012, the Florida House passed an elections overhaul bill by an overwhelming margin Tuesday.
Election Supervisors Ask For Ballot Limits, More Early VotingElections supervisors who testified before the Senate Ethics and Elections Committee on Monday said in the future less wordy constitutional amendment proposals and more flexibility in setting early voting days and sites would help eliminate some of the problems they had during the November 2012 election.
State Officials Meet To Discuss Miami-Dade Election ProblemsA special team formed by Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner to investigate the problems in last month’s election met Tuesday afternoon in Miami-Dade with Mayor Carlos Gimenez and the Supervisor of Elections Penelope Townsley.
Additional Planning May Have Eased Election Day DelaysTwelve 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.
Voters Reject Most Florida AmendmentsMuch of the lengthy ballot in Florida was due to multiple state constitutional amendments that each required at least 60 percent support from voters to become law. The high threshold makes it nearly impossible for most initiatives to pass.
Broward Voting Proceeds Relatively SmoothlyIt's a record breaking year for absentee ballot voting in Broward County.
Understanding The Florida AmendmentsThe 2012 ballot will be one to remember across the state of Florida. The ballot is the longest in Miami-Dade history and much of the ballot is taken up with 11 constitutional amendments written in legalese that can confuse even the most well-informed voters.
Saturday Start To Early Voting Could Be Big For DemsDemocrats 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.
Hundreds Of Thousands Locally Have Cast Absentee BallotsAbsentee ballots have been going out for weeks and the return rate could be foreshadowing a record turnout on Election Day.