As reported yesterday, Palmetto Bay will have a runoff election on Tuesday, November 22nd for the Vice Mayor seat. At this time, the Village has received the polling location information and the sample ballot from the Miami Dade Elections Department.
In-person voting takes place on Tuesday, November 22nd, from 7am to 7pm. See the list of open precincts
. If voting by mail, please remember that
ballots must be
5pm tomorrow, November 16th
Vote-By-Mail ballots must be returned as follows:
1. IN PERSON - A voter who received a Vote-By-Maill ballot by mail may return his or her own ballot to the Miami Dade Elections Department located at: 2700 NW 87th Avenue, Miami, FL 33172 no later than 7:00 p.m. on Election Day, Monday, November 22, 2016. A drop-off box option for Vote-By-Mail ballots is also available for voters who wish to drop-off their ballots in the Village Clerk's office located at: Village Hall Municipal Center - 9705 E. Hibiscus Street, Palmetto Bay, FL 33157 no later than 10:00 a.m. on Monday, November 21, 2016. Please note that proof of identification is required for the drop-off of Vote-By-Mail ballots.
2. BY MAIL - A Vote-By-Mail ballot may be returned by delivery through the United States Postal Service.
3. BY VOTER'S DESIGNEE - (Limited to two ballots per election, only one of which may be from a voter who is not the spouse, parent, child, grandparent or sibling of the designee). A Vote-By-Mail ballot may be returned by the voter's designee at: 2700 NW 87th Avenue, Miami, FL 33172 in the day prior to and the day of the election if the person designated by the voter is an immediate family member and only on the day of the election if the designee is not an immediate family member. Picture identification must be presented along with a written statement from the voter containing the following information: (a) Printed name of voter, (b) Voter's daytime phone number, (c) Voter's date of birth, (d) Voter's registration number - optional, (e) Name of person returning the vote-by-mail ballot, (f) If the voter is a member of the designee's immediate family, reason why the voter must have someone else return the vote-by-mail ballot, (g) If the voter is not a member of the designee's immediate family, the designee must also present a statement signed by a physician on that physician's stationery that, due to a medical emergency involving the voter or voter's dependent, the named voter is unable to vote at the polls and is unable to return a vote-by-mail ballot in person, (h) Signature of voter. For the Affidavit to Retrieve/Return Vote-By-Mail Ballot for a Voter, please visit: http://www.miamidade.gov/elections/library/forms/vote-by-mail-ballot-retrieve-return-en.pdf
4. AT THE POLLS - A voter who desires to vote in person may return a voted or unvoted Vote-By-Mail ballot to the voter's precinct. The returned ballot will be marked "canceled" by the election board. A voter who desires to vote in person, but does not return the ballot to the precinct, may vote only under the following conditions: (a) The election board confirms the voter's Vote-By-Mail ballot has not been received, (b) If the election board cannot determine whether the voter's Vote-By-Mail ballot has been received, the voter may vote a provisional ballot. Do not return anyone else's ballot at the polls. Under State Law, this ballot will not be counted.
The Village of Palmetto Bay Canvassing Board will convene at the Office of the Supervisor of Elections located at: 2700 NW 87th Avenue, Miami, FL 33172. See the Municipal Canvassing Board schedule here.
Please continue to visit the
Elections 2016 page
and the Miami-Dade County Elections Department
for more information
our Village Clerk
at (305) 259-1234.