Julio Robaina

Fmr. Florida State Rep. Julio Robaina (L) and Fmr. Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina (R). The two, although both politicians, are not related. (Source: myfloridahouse.gov)

Former S. Miami Mayor: “I’m Not THAT Julio Robaina”

Shakespeare asked, “What’s in a name?” Well, a lot, it would appear if the the name is Julio Robaina.


MIAMI - In handcuffs, former Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina is taken to the federal courthouse by U.S. Marshals. (Source: CBS4)

Former Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina Bonds Out Of Jail

Former Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina and his wife Raiza have bonded out of jail after they surrendered to federal authorities Friday and made their first court appearance.

CBS Miami–05/17/2013

Former Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina  (Source: City Of Hialeah)

Former Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina Charged With Tax Evasion

Former Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina has been charged with federal tax evasion and is expected to surrender in federal court Friday morning.

CBS Miami–05/16/2013

Absentee ballots (CBS4)

Judge: Miami-Dade Has Authority To Enact Absentee Ballot Law

A Miami-Dade circuit judge has refused to throw out a county ordinance that makes possession of more than two absentee ballots a misdemeanor.


Sergio Robaina (Source: Miami Herald File)

Sergio Robaina Charged In Ballot Fraud Investigation

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Sergio Robaina, the uncle of former Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina, is now facing ballot fraud charges. State prosecutors charged the 74-year old Robaina with two felony counts of tampering with ballots. He’s […]


Esteban Bovo has entered the race to fill an open Miami-Dade County Commission seat. (Source: State House photo)

Bovo Meets With Miami-Dade SAO About Absentee Ballot Probe

Miami-Dade Commissioner Esteban Bovo met with the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office Wednesday to speak with them about an ongoing investigation into absentee ballot fraud.


Voting machines in Florida (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Report: M-D Commissioner’s Office Ensnared In Absentee Ballot Fraud

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.

CBS Miami–08/10/2012

A Miami-Dade County Elections Department voting machine during pre-election testing. (Source: CBS4)

Herald: Commissioner, Uncle Of Fmr. Hialeah Mayor Implicated In Absentee Ballot Probe

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.


(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Incumbant Mayor Stoddard Re-Elected In S. Miami

The voters have spoken in South Miami.


(Source: Miami-Dade TV) Carlos Giminez, joined by his wife, takes applause after his formal installation as Miami-Dade's new Mayor

Gimenez Installed As Miami-Dade’s New Mayor

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.