General Information - Election of November 6, 2018
The mailing date for the vote-by-mail ballot overseas is September 21, 2018 and the domestic is October 9, 2019 for all voters countywide. Early voting will commence on October 22, 2018 and conclude on November 4, 2018.
Live Election Night results will be available as early as 7:15 p.m. the night of the General Election and until all precincts have reported. The tabulation will begin with vote-by-mail ballots, followed by early voting ballots, and lastly, ballots received from each precinct in Palmetto Bay. Pursuant to the Miami-Dade County Canvassing Board Schedule, Election Night results and Unofficial Results will be reported on Friday afternoon, November 9, 2018. Official Results will be certified on Friday afternoon, November 16, 2018.
The Miami-Dade Elections Department has reserved a Briefing Room for any resident who wishes to be on-site to view the results as they are reported the night of the election. The results displayed in the Briefing Room will be the same results that will be available on the Elections Website link which will be the most current results beginning at 7:15 p.m. the night of the General Election. For persons wishing to attend the Briefing Room, no advanced notice is required. The Briefing Room is located at the Miami Dade Elections Department at: 2700 NW 87th Avenue, Doral, FL 33172. All persons must arrive prior to 7:00 p.m.
For additional information, please contact the Miami-Dade County Elections Department at: (305) 499-8405.
If required, a Run-off Election will be held on November 27, 2018. The ballot for the run-off election shall contain the names of the candidates for Mayor, District 1, and District 3 who received the most votes in the general election. The candidates receiving the most votes shall be duly elected to Mayor, Councilmember for District 1, and Councilmember for District 3.
The duly elected Mayor and Councilmember shall each serve a four-year term commencing at the next regular scheduled Council meeting after the general election or should a run-off be necessary, at the next regularly scheduled Council meeting following the day of the run-off election.