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Vivian Suarez
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Robert Rodriguez
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Tomorrow is Election Day!

Important Reminders for Media Covering Election Day

MIAMI (August 29, 2016)

The Miami-Dade County Elections Department is “Election Ready.”  Poll workers have been trained, equipment has been tested, and polling places are ready to go.  All 851 precincts will be open tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. awaiting voters.

Media entities are reminded of the following before heading to polls for Election Day coverage:

  • A complete Polling Places List is available on the Elections Department website.  Below are a few media accessible sites located across Miami-Dade County:
    • Northeast Dade Aventura Branch Library - 2930 Aventura Blvd
    • Ronald W. Reagan/Doral Sr. High School - 8600 NW 107 Ave
    • Fire Fighters Memorial Building - 8000 NW 21 St
    • Museum of Science - 3280 S Miami Ave
    • West End Regional Library - 10201 Hammocks Blvd
    • Miami Dade County Fair & Expo Center - 10901 SW 24th St
    • Miami Vineyard Community Church - 12725 SW 122 Ave
    • Homestead Community Center - 1601 N Krome Ave
  • Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Media is not permitted inside the actual polling room during voting hours. Video and/or photographs can only be taken from the door or outside the polling place. News interviews with voters, campaigners, candidates, etc can only be conducted 100 feet from the polling location. Exit polling may be conducted at 75 feet from the polling location.
  • Election results will be available on the Elections Department homepage and on Miami-Dade TV (check local cable listings). Both sources will always have the most up-to-date information available.  Results will be available beginning at 7:15 p.m. and will be updated approximately every 45 minutes thereafter. The first reporting will be the Mail Ballot results, followed by Early Voting results and then Election Day precinct results as they are determined.
  • Media who wish to be present at the Elections Department for visual purposes on Election Day will have access to the Department’s media room at 2700 NW 87th Avenue in Doral. We will attempt to accommodate all media requests.  Media parking will be available on the south side of the facility for access to the mult-box and parking will also be available on the east side of the facility.  Parking entrance will be staffed by security, and please bring credentials for entry.

Please visit www.miamidade.gov/elections for the information stated above.