The absentee ballot scandal that erupted a little more than a week ago has marred two political campaigns in Miami-Dade County has now ensnared a county commissioner and the uncle of Hialeah’s former mayor.
The absentee ballot scandal, which has already marred two Miami-Dade political campaigns, has now focused its attention on a county commissioner and the uncle of Hialeah’s former mayor.
The voters have spoken in South Miami.
In a public ceremony, Carlos Gimenez was sworn in Wednesday afternoon as the new mayor of Miami Dade County, vowing to shrink the size of county government, and cut taxes, without harming essential services such as the police and fire departments.
It’s official. Carlos Gimenez is the new Miami-Dade Mayor, three days after narrowly beating former Hialeah mayor Julio Robaina for the job. But if you expected a big, showy ceremony, you’ll have to wait.
Newly-elected Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez will take office after the election is certified by the canvassing board, but he’s wasting no time getting to work.
Carlos Gimenez has moved from a seat on the Miami commission to the Miami-Dade Mayor’s office, after beating former Hialeah mayor Julio Robaina in a bruising race for the county’s top job. Robaina conceded the race shortly before 9:30 Tuesday night.
Miami-Dade voters headed to the polls starting at 7 a.m. Tuesday to cast their ballot for the man to take over the top job in Miami-Dade County left vacant after the recall of former Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Alvarez.
Miami-Dade voters who have not cast their ballots already will head to the polls on Tuesday to make their selection as to who they would like to see be the county’s next mayor.
On Tuesday Miami-Dade voters who have not cast their ballots already will have their last chance to pick who they would like to see as the county’s next mayor.