District 7

Xavier Suarez (l), and Esteban Bovo Jr. (r) take the oath of office to become the newest Miami-Dade County Commissioners on Monday, June 6, 2011. (MDTV)

Suarez, Bovo Sworn In As Miami-Dade County’s Newest Commissioners

Newly-elected Miami-Dade Commissioners Xavier Suarez and Esteban Bovo, Jr. were sworn into office Monday morning.

CBS4–06/06/2011

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Suarez Elected District 7 Commissioner; Appeals Court Release Ballots

Former Miami Mayor Xavier Suarez is back in government, after beating former South Miami mayor Julio Robaina in Tuesday’s special election, 53-47%. The win was kept secret until late Thursday afternoon, when the 3rd District Court of Appeals tossed out a lawsuit challenging the vote. The results were suppressed to give the court time to decide.

CBS4–05/26/2011

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Appeal Expected To Be Filed In District 7 Election

Miami-Dade county commissioners are expected to file an emergency appeal Wednesday, according to the Department of Elections. Meanwhile, Ricardo Corona, an attorney and Spanish television personality spoke out Tuesday.

CBS4–05/24/2011

Special Election

Judge: District 7 Election Results Put On Hold

A Miami-Dade circuit court judge ruled late Monday to temporarily suppress the results for tomorrow’s District 7 race.

CBS4–05/23/2011

Special Election

Qualifying Deadline Nears For Miami-Dade Dist. 7 Commission Seat

Candidates who want to run for the District 7 Miami-Dade County Commission seat, newly vacant due to the resignation of Carlos Gimenez who is running for County Mayor, have until 5:00 p.m. Thursday to meet the qualifying deadline.

CBS4–04/14/2011

Miami Commissioner Carlos Gimenez would like to see a special election to fill the Mayor's post.

Gimenez Commission Seat Now On May 24th Ballot

Miami-Dade County Commissioners met Wednesday morning and added Carlos Gimenez’s newly vacant commission seat to the May 24th election ballot that will have Miami-Dade voters electing a new mayor and now two new commissioners.

CBS4–04/13/2011

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