I made them measure here. I think their rope was too long. Anyway, here I saw a bad precedent: Tents in the swale. How is that legal? 1,929 people voted here yesterday. 15,647 total since early voting started. I learned one thing, poll workers are better behaved when candidates are present.
|A Tent Carlos Gimenez? Really. What next?|
|They were better about doing the measuring but still complained about it. I think their rope was too long.|
|Voting was light when I was there.|
Aventura Library -
Always the most annoying location. Pretty busy, even had a short line. I made them measure which led to an enormous change in the line. They take out a 100 foot rope to measure. There is a 75 rope for the media. No candidates here, very few signs -- all the campaign workers were in one little spot on the grass banned from the parking lot. Unlike Coral Gables, they wouldn't let them stand in the parking lot. Very surprising there was so little activity since this is a busy early voting site right near the mall, 1,440 people voted here Wednesday, 13,188 total early voting so far. Some of the poll workers were downright nasty, like they had so much to do outside: Nothing. I spoke with people at the mall and told them they could vote here. They said: "It isn't my polling place." I think a sign would be good: EARLY VOTING FOR ANYONE IN MIAMI DADE COUNTY. Democrats make one up as the mall people are being lost.
|I made them measure with the rope for the 100 foot campaigning point. You have a right to campaign at the polls 100 feet from the door.|
|Look at the change of the line. They called election headquarters before they would do it. The top arrow is where they said 100 feet was, the bottom arrow (right) is the correction.|
|There were even a few voters lined up outside about 12:30pm|
Vizcaya/Science Museum Garage
Lots of sign holders here. Very bored sign holders but friendly. This is not a busy site for voting (736 people voted yesterday) because it appears harder to get to. The people voting here voted at Miami City Hall previously. The total for this site so far is 6,449. Only people with cars were voting. Very bad location. It should be City Hall. There are plenty of ways to get there -- like walk.
|Plenty of signs, no candidates to greet you.|
|Here are a pair of signs I liked together.|