MIAMI -

The first round of absentee ballots were mailed out in Miami-Dade County.

About 172,000 voters had requested absentee ballots, roughly on par with the 2008 presidential election.

Voters have until October 31st to request one.

The county will be paying for the postage when the ballots are returned.

PHOTOS: Absentee ballots mailed out

Published On: Oct 05 2012 10:52:11 AM EDT

The first round of absentee ballots are mailed out in Miami-Dade County.

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