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Miami-Dade tests voting machines ahead of August primary election, early in-person voting begins soon

MIAMI – The Miami-Dade County Elections Department wants to make sure it’s ready for the August primary.

On Wednesday, they will test the voting equipment that will be used for the August 23 Primary Election.

Test ballots will be cast with a pre-determined outcome. The results will then be collected and tabulated to ensure the votes were accurate.

In-person early voting for the primary election gets underway on August 8th.


The first batch of vote by mail ballots have already gone out in Miami-Dade and Broward, more are being sent. The last day to request a vote by mail ballot is August 13th.

These ballots can be returned by mail or dropped off at a secure box at a polling location during its hours of operation. 

In person early voting in Broward begins on August 13th. 


In Broward, vote by mail ballots can also be dropped off at:

Broward County Governmental Center
115 S. Andrews Ave. Room #102
Fort Lauderdale
7/25/2022 – 8/21/2022 (Monday – Friday) 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
8/22 and 8/23 (Monday – Tuesday) 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Voting Equipment Center
1501 NW 40th Avenue
Lauderhill (Entrance In the back of the Lauderhill Mall)
7/25/2022 – 8/23/2022 (Monday – Sunday) 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

In addition to early voting polling locations, in Miami-Dade vote by mail ballots can also be dropped off at:

Miami-Dade Elections Department
2700 NW 87th Avenue, Doral
7/25 – 8/23 (Monday through Friday) 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.




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