Few Problems for Early Voters in Miami Beach

Early voting locations open at 1 p.m. and close at 5 p.m. Election day is Tuesday, November 5th.

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    Week two of early voting in Miami-Dade County is almost over, and voters in Miami Beach say it's been nothing but smooth sailing for them so far. NBC 6's Laura Rodriguez has the story. (Published Saturday, Nov 2, 2013)

    Week two of early voting in Miami-Dade County is almost over, and voters in Miami Beach say it's been nothing but smooth sailing for them so far.

    "It was very smooth, everybody there was very educated on the process," said Lucinda Alonso, an early voter.

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    Abraham Lavender also voted Saturday and said his experience was completely different from the last election.

    "Compared to the last big election where there was so much, it was very easy," he said.

    There were no lines at Miami Beach City Hall, and voter turnout was low.

    "It took like five minutes inside," Alonso said.

    Campaign workers were there to encourage voters.

    "A few people here, a few people there. Not great, but we're here to cheer them on," said Harvey Burstein, a campaign worker.

    Voters in Miami Beach are voting to elect a new mayor and three commissioners. They also have to answer 6 ballot questions.

    Sunday is the last day for early voting in Miami-Dade County. Early voting locations open at 1 p.m. and close at 5 p.m. Election day is Tuesday, November 5th.

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