Without a penalty the law on the books did nothing. They couldn't prosecute. We urged Rebeca Sosa to put a penalty on the law. She listened. It was appealed this week and was found constitutional.
An appeals court on Wednesday shot down the case of Hialeah’s Sergio “El Tio” Robaina, who claimed the county law was unconstitutional and unfair to elderly Hispanic voters who rely on friends to deliver their absentee ballots.
The Miami Herald said further:
"The ruling is a resounding victory for Miami-Dade County, which in 2011 passed the ordinance amid fears of growing election fraud."
Rebeca Sosa gives Eye on Miami thanks on this law for the many posts we wrote about it -- Video from November 2011:
Aside: The Miami Herald NEVER gave us credit for this.