The August Primary has set up a major show down for the Governor’s office. Former Governor Charlies Crist defeated former state Senate Democratic leader Nan Rich in a landslide.
Miami-Dade School Board member Carlos Curbelo was the winner of a five-way GOP primary that included former U.S. Rep. David Rivera.
Election Day rolls on as South Florida voters continue to file into their polls throughout the region.
Five republicans will face off in the August 26th primary election, each hoping for the chance to run against Congressman Joe Garcia in the November general election. Four of those five are participating in a TV debate in the CBS4 studios. Investigator Jim DeFede moderates the debate, as a special half-hour of this week’s Facing South Florida. Only David Rivera, the former congressman trying to regain his old seat has decided not to participate.
A woman tied to former Congressman David Rivera has taken a plea deal in federal court. During a hearing Tuesday, Ana Alliegro pleaded guilty to campaign finance charges.
Amid a criminal investigation, the fate of ex-Florida Congressman David Rivera, may rely mostly on a woman who was his close friend.
Former Miami Congressman David Rivera has suspended his congressional campaign amid a federal investigation into a campaign-finance scheme.
A judge has refused another delay in the sentencing for a former South Florida congressional candidate who admitted to election fraud.
A close associate of former U.S. Rep. David Rivera plans to appeal a judge’s ruling denying her release on bail on charges of violating federal campaign finance laws.
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio does not plan to endorse David Rivera in the Republican primary. The Florida senator and Rivera, who is running for the 26th Congressional District seat, have been allies before.