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Avoid inclement weather: Vote Early or Vote by Mail now

MIAMI (August 26, 2016)

The August 30, 2016 Primary Election is quickly approaching, and more voters are opting to cast their ballot before Election Day, either by Voting Early or Voting by Mail.   With a potential tropical disturbance looming over South Florida in the coming days, the Elections Department encourages voters to vote now by taking advantage of the 20 Early Voting sites across Miami-Dade County, or return your completed mail ballot in hand now.
Vote Early
Voters who prefer to vote in person ahead of Tuesday’s Primary may do so at any of the 20 Early Voting sites conveniently located throughout Miami-Dade County. 
Vote by Mail
The Miami-Dade Elections Department would like to encourage all voters that have received a mail ballot for this election to not wait until the last minute to return their completed mail ballot to our office via USPS or in person to:

  • Miami-Dade Elections Department (Headquarters), 2700 NW 87 Avenue, Miami Florida 33172
  • Miami-Dade Elections Department (Branch Office), 111 NW 1 Street, Miami, Florida  33128

Per state law, all mail ballots must be in the Department’s possession no later than 7:00 pm on Election Day, Tuesday, August 30, 2016 to be accepted as valid.
Rain or shine, voters who wish to cast their ballot on Election Day must report to their assigned Election Day voting location on Tuesday, August 30.
For more information on the three convenient ways to vote in Miami-Dade County and important reminders, please call 311 or visit