Brazilians vote for President in Downtown Miami
These are the general information that we’ve found in the Consulate General of Brazil in Miami for the Brazilians citizens that will vote for President next Sunday, October 5, 2014:
“Consulate General of Brazil in Miami
General information: date, time and location
Elections 2014 will be held next Sunday, October 5th and having a second round in October 26.
Voters must present themselves to vote between 8:00 and 17:00, bearing their voting document plus a Brazilian official document with a photo (Brazilian passport, identity card or Brazilian driver’s license).
In Florida, the polls will be installed at Miami Dade College, Wofson Campus, located at “300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132”, where Brazilian citizens registered in the jurisdiction of the Consulate General. There will be free parking on site elections.
Calendar for voters registered in the Consulate General of Brazil in Miami:
· October 5: First round of the 2014 Elections
· October 26: Second round of the 2014 Elections
The documents necessary to vote:
To vote, voters must present the original “title of voter” (Título de Eleitor) accompanied by an official Brazilian document, with photo, to prove their identity (original passport, even if expired, Brazilian ID (RG) or Brazilian driver’s license).
Withdrawal of “Brazilian Voters Document” at the Consulate-General
The Consulate-General emphasizes to the Brazilian community that around 14 000 voter registration cards are still available for pickup at the headquarters of the Bureau (80 SW 8th Street, Suite 2600, Miami, FL 33130).
It is highly recommended that voters withdraw the document as early as possible.
On Election Day, Brazilian citizens who are already bearing the document will have faster access to the ballot.
The remaining voters, on the other hand, could face queues to remove the title and check their electoral situation.
Special Time for withdrawal the document:
Between September 15th and October 3rd, the Consulate General will be open to the public for the delivery the document (Título de Eleitor) at the following times:
a) 9:30 to 13:30 (regular hours); and
b) 14:00 to 16:00 (exclusive special time for the withdrawal of document (Título de Eleitor).
To withdraw the document, is required to submit Brazilian official photo identification document (identity card or passport) by the holder.
Elections in Orlando
There are no places installed to vote in the city of Orlando. Voters residing in that and in other cities should vote in Miami-Dade College, Wofson Campus at the address “300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132”, since it entered the precincts of the jurisdiction of the Consulate General.”