The Democratic incumbent running in a hotly contested Congressional race is calling in a major political heavyweight.
Former embattled South Florida Congressman David Rivera, under investigation in a campaign financing scheme, has filed the necessary paperwork to run for the 26th Congressional District seat.
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez defended himself Wednesday against allegations from the president of the county’s Police Benevolent Association that he in some way delayed the investigation into electoral fraud by limiting the size of the police department’s public corruption unit.
Saying he wants to ‘shake things up’, former Miami-Dade commissioner Joe Martinez has announced that he intends to run against Joe Garcia for his seat in Congress in 2014.
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez was officially sworn in to his first full term in office Tuesday morning.
On Tuesday morning, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez will officially begin his first full term, when he will be sworn in following his August electoral win.
Miami-Dade Commission Chair Joe Martinez is taking the results of the recent mayor race to court.
Miami-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.
Miami-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.
On Tuesday, Miami-Dade county voters will have the opportunity to elect their next mayor.