For Immediate Release
Broward Voters are Breaking Records
Broward County, FL. (Oct 25, 2016)—The Broward Supervisor of Elections Office is pleased to announce the first day of early voting was historical. Over 31,400 voters cast their ballot on Monday. First day early voting numbers have tripled since 2008. That is the highest number in a single day since the start of early voting in 2004. On Oct. 4th, the office mailed out 173,000 vote by mail ballots. More than 86,000 have been voted and returned.
“These numbers are a good indication of a healthy democracy.” said Dr. Brenda Snipes, Broward County Supervisor of Elections Office. “We want to assure voters they can vote with confidence. We have more sites, longer hours of operation, and shorter wait times.”
The office received 24,000 voter registration applications during extended voter registration deadline. We encourage voters to check their voter status and track their vote by mail ballot. Go to our website: www.browardsoe.org and click on My Status located on the main page.
In other related issues, two voters reported that Amendment 2 was not on their ballots. The voters were issued new ballots. A total of more than 80,000 ballots have been processed. No other ballots have been confirmed to not have the Amendment 2 issue on the ballot.
Another voter received a ballot with poor print quality. The voter was not able to see the amendment. She notified the staff and was issued new ballot which she voted.
For any questions or concerns, please call the main office of the Broward County Supervisor of Elections at 954-357-7050.
Dr. Brenda C. Snipes, Supervisor of Elections
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