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More than 215,000 Vote-by-Mail Ballots are being mailed today

MIAMI (August 02, 2016)

Today the Miami-Dade Elections Department will mail more than 215,000 vote-by-mail ballots for the August 30, 2016 Primary Election. Voters with a request on file are encouraged to be on the lookout for their ballot in the mail and are reminded of the following:

  • Remember to sign inside the white box on the back of your return envelope.
  • Your signature must match the signature we have on record.
  • Return postage is paid by Miami-Dade County; there is no need for a stamp.
  • Ballots must be received by the Supervisor of Elections no later than 7:00 p.m. on Election Day
  • Never give your ballot to anyone, unless they have been authorized as a designee under Section 12-14 of the Code of Miami-Dade County. 

The Department will continue mailing ballots to any voter who makes a request by the deadline, Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at 5:00 p.m.

Voters can request a vote-by-mail ballot via the Elections Department website, by calling 311, in writing, or in person.