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.
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.