2012 CUTLER BAY ELECTION RESULTS
|VICE MAYOR||%||# VOTES|
|Ernest N. Sochin||70.17||8,274|
For complete Miami-Dade election results, visit miamidade.gov/elections.
DOWNLOAD YOUR BALLOT
The November 6th ballot for Cutler Bay residents is approximately 12 pages long. You can download and print out your individual copy of the ballot prior to going to the polls, by visiting http://www.miamidade.gov/elections/regist-status.asp. Enter your last name, date of birth and house numbers and hit submit. Then click on “Sample Ballot”. Mark your choices ahead of time and help ensure a shorter wait for everyone.
NOVEMBER 6TH GENERAL ELECTION
Read a recent Miami Herald article about the 2 candidates.
Election Video – The Concerned Citizens of Cutler Bay held a Vice Mayoral candidate forum on October 2nd, inviting both candidates to attend. You can watch a video of this forum.
TOWN OF CUTLER BAY CHARTER AMENDMENTS
On July 18th, 2012, the Town Council passed a resolution to put 14 Cutler Bay Charter amendments questions on the November 6th ballot. The resolution contains both the questions (beginning on page 14) and the actual changes to the charter. You can also read the Current Cutler Bay Charter
VOTING RECORD OF THE CUTLER BAY TOWN COUNCIL - updated August 2012.
SPONSORED ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS - updated June 2012
A list of ordinances and resolutions sponsored by individual councilmembers.
COUNTY CHARTER AMENDMENTS
A non-binding straw ballot on funding improved Animal Services Program. Information from advocates in favor of this item can be found at petstrustmiami.com.
CANDIDATES FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 114
Election Video - The Concerned Citizens of Cutler Bay held a campaign forum on October 2nd, inviting both District 114 candidates to attend. Although both candidates accepted, only Ross Hancock attended. You can also watch this video on YouTube.
CANDIDATES FOR STATE SENATE
STATE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
There are 11 constitutional amendments on the ballot. Numbered 1-12 (#7 was removed). These amendments are difficult to understand as presented on the ballot. To view a non-partisan explanation of the pro's and con's of these amendments visit one of the two websites listed below:
FLORIDA VOTE FOR OR AGAINST RETENTION OF JUDGES
The following sitting Judges are on the ballot. The question is whether or not to retain them. If removed, a new judge would be appointed by Governor Rick Scott. To view a Poll of members of the Florida Bar Association as to whether these judges should be retained, visit. Judges: Peggy Quince, Angel Cortinas, Kevin Emas, Ivan Fernandaz, R. Fred Lewis, Leslie Rothenberg, Barbara Pariente, and Richard J. Suarez.
County Judges – Group 24
DEMOCRATIC AND REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES FOR PRESIDENT
CANDIDATES FOR HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
CANDIDATES FOR SENATE
Registering To Vote
To vote in the November 6th, primary election, you must register to vote by October 9th. Find out how and where you can register to vote by visiting, http://www.miamidade.gov/elections/how_register
Early voting begins on Saturday October 27th and continues through Saturday November 3rd from 7am to 7pm. Registered voters may vote at any of the 20 voting sites located throughout Miami-Dade County. The closest Cutler Bay site is the South Dade Regional Library, located at 10750 SW 211th Street. For additional locations visit, http://www.miamidade.gov/elections/vote_early.
Sample ballots are now available online. Residents are encouraged to print and review their sample ballot and make their selections prior to going to the polls. To view a customized ballot, find your voting site, request an absentee ballot or change your registration, visit miamidade.gov/elections.