Miami-Dade Elections Reminds Voters To Get Out And Vote

MIAMI – The June 28, 2011 Miami-Dade County Runoff Election is less than two weeks away. Voters will choose a new County Mayor and State House District 110 Representative. This is an important election, so the Miami-Dade Elections Department is urging all registered voters to participate.

Voters are reminded that there is no need to wait until Election Day, June 28, to vote and are encouraged to take advantage of Absentee and Early Voting.

Absentee voting is already underway.

Approximately 60,000 ballots have already been received. Any registered voter eligible to vote in this election may request an absentee ballot on the Elections Department website, by phone at (305) 499-8444, in writing or in person at Election Department Main Office at 2700 NW 87 Ave, Miami or the Voter Information Center (VIC) at the Stephen P. Clark Center, 111 NW 1 Street, Miami (located on the 1st Floor).

Absentee voters are reminded of the following:

· Submit your request by the deadline – June 22, 2011 by 5:00 p.m.

· Ensure your ballot is received by the Elections Department by Election Day,

June 28, 2011 by 7:00 p.m.

· Ensure you sign the voter certificate on the outside of the absentee ballot envelope.

Early Voting begins Saturday, June 18, 2011 and runs through Saturday, June 25, 2011. Hours are 7am-7pm every day. Voters can go to any of the 20 locations throughout the County. Locations are available on the Elections Department’s website.

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