Monday, July 9, 2012

Reminder – Voter registration deadline is approaching: July 16. Other Key dates.

The next election is the Primary Election of August 14, 2012. Early voting begins August 4 and ends on August 11.

Official elections information is available online at

To register to vote, residents must: be 18 years or older (pre-registration begins at 16); be a U.S. citizen; be a permanent resident of Miami-Dade County.

Note that July 16 is also the deadline for anyone interested in changing their political party affiliation. Since Florida is a closed primary state, it is important for voters to know what party they are registered as. 

Visit the Elections Department website and click on “Register to Vote.” After completing the online form, it must be printed, signed, and mailed to the Elections Department at: Supervisor of Elections, P.O. Box 521550, Miami, Florida 33152. This form MUST be postmarked by July 16 to be accepted as valid for this election.

CLICK HERE to request an absentee ballot.  Deadline for requests is August 8.

For more information, please visit or call 305-499-VOTE (8683).

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