Are early voters trickling into Miami-Dade polling sites?
That's the claim of state Sen. Miguel Diaz de la Portilla, R-Miami, in pushing a provision in an Senate elections bill that would shorten early voting.
"Generally, early voting in Miami-Dade County has not been very efficient," Diaz de la Portilla said, as reported by the St. Petersburg Times/Miami Herald Tallahassee Bureau. "What you see more often than not is that there is a trickle of two or three people a day at a very high cost to keep those public libraries and polls open. … We felt it was an efficiency measure."