STATE ATTORNEY KATHERINE FERNANDEZ RUNDLE ANNOUNCES THE ACTIVATION OF HER VOTER PROTECTION TASK FORCE EFFECTIVE TODAY IN ORDER TO ENSURE THAT EARLY VOTING SITES REMAIN FREE OF ANY IMPROPRIETY OR ILLEGAL ACTIVITY.
Voter Protection Task Force is in effect today in order to ensure that early voting sites remain free of any impropriety or illegal activity. “Law enforcement will be working the streets to make sure that voting in our county is fair and that everyone’s voice is heard. I have set up an election response team that will go out on our streets in response to any complaints about possible voting irregularities”, commented State Attorney Fernandez Rundle.
Investigators and civilian employees from the State Attorney’s Office will be available throughout the early voting period at the designated locations during scheduled voting hours until Sunday, November 6, 2017, to assist in this endeavor.
The Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office has also activated the Voter Protection Hotline. Anyone who suspects improper or irregular activities at early voting sites is urged to call the Hotline at 305-547-3300.
The State Attorney’s Office stands ready to act on every citizen’s behalf to preserve the integrity of our elections and every vote cast.