If the referendum passed, the county would increase the mainland hotel rate from 6 percent to 7 percent, then give the Miami Dolphins 75 percent of the new revenue up to $7.5 million in the first year. The cap would increase by 3 percent every year.
After 30 years, the Dolphins would refund the county between $110 million and $120 million.
The deal also hinges on the NFL awarding Super Bowls to Miami.
The Dolphins are paying for the special election, which is expected to cost about $4.8 million amd is scheduled for May 14.
Residents can vote early at these locations every day until May 12:
- City of Miami City Hall
- Coral Gables Library
- Coral Reef Library
- Elections Department
- Florida City City Hall
- John F. Kennedy Library
- Kendall Branch Library
- Lemon City Library
- Miami Lakes Public Library
- Miami Beach City Hall
- Model City Library
- North Dade Regional Library
- North Miami Public Library
- North Miami Beach Public Library
- North Shore Branch Library
- South Dade Regional Library
- Stephen P. Clark Government Center
- West Dade Regional Library
- West Flagler Branch Library
- West Kendall Regional Library
Early voting locations will be open at these hours:
- 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Apr. 29 to May 3
- 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 4
- 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., May 5
- 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., May 6 to 10
- 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 11
- 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., May 12
Absentee ballots are still available as long as they're requested by May 8.
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