Absentee ballots to be mailed out on Tuesday

 

Nearly 200,000 absentee ballots will be going out in the mail Tuesday for the upcoming Nov. 5 Special Election in Miami-Dade.

Voters who requested them can expect to receive their ballot on Wednesday or Thursday.

On the ballot, all voters are being asked if they approve of funding for the modernization and improvement of the Jackson Health System through issuance of General Obligation Bonds.

In addition, voters residing in Hialeah, Homestead, Miami and Miami Beach will have the opportunity to vote on their municipal races and questions.

There are three ways to vote in the upcoming election: by absentee, early voting, and on Election Day.

Voters who wish to receive an absentee ballot have until 5 p.m. on Wed., Oct. 30th, to submit their request online, by email or by telephone.

Completed absentee ballots must be received by the county’s election department by Tuesday, Nov. 5th, at 7 p.m. to be accepted as valid.

To make an absentee ballot request or for additional information, call 3-1-1-or visit the Miami-Dade Elections Department website at www.miamidade.gov/elections.

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