Commission Chairman Joe Martinez

Local Leaders Reacts To Florida's Election Embarrassment A headline in Thursday's New York Magazine: "Florida Still Figuring Out That Whole 'Election' Thing."
M-D Property Appraiser Garcia Drops Complaint Of Tainted Aug. ResultsAfter fighting his August primary election loss for two months, Miami-Dade Property Appraiser Pedro Garcia reluctantly decided to accept the results Thursday.
Gimenez Victory May Be ChallengedMiami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez easily defeated opponent Joe Martinez to retain his top job in the county Tuesday night. But, Martinez is not going gently into the night after losing by more than 20 percent of the vote.
Gimenez Re-Elected Miami-Dade MayorMiami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez cruised to victory in his battle with long-time commissioner Joe Martinez, but the race may be far from over.
Commissioner Joe Martinez Hopes To Run County That Raised HimOn Tuesday, Miami-Dade county voters will have the opportunity to elect their next mayor.