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Julio Robaina

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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.


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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.


(Source: Miami-Dade County) Carlos Gimenez is sworn in by judge Ivan Fernandez as Miami-Dade's new mayor

Carlos Gimenez Sworn In As Miami-Dade Mayor

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.


Carlos Gimenez gives a victory speech after winning Tuesday special mayoral election.

Mayor-Elect Gimenez To Be Sworn In Friday

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.


(Source: CBS4) Miami-Dade Mayor-Elect Carlos Gimenez with his wife and grandson as he thanks supporters after defeating Julio Robaina by just 2 percentage points towin Miami-Dade'stop job.

New Miami-Dade Mayor Gimenez: ‘Work Begins Now’

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.



Dade Voters Cast Ballots For New Mayor

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.


(Source: CBS4) Carlos Gimenez and Julio Robaina

Special Miami-Dade Election For Mayor All Comes Down To Tuesday

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.


Early Voting

Early, Absentee Voters Near 117 Thousand In Dade Election

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.