Mayoral Elections

Rafael Herman, who is running for mayor in Tuesday’s election in Miami Beach, has been charged with aggravated assault and battery.  (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Miami Beach Mayoral Candidate Hit With Assault Charges

A man running for mayor in Tuesday’s election in Miami Beach has been aggravated assault and battery charges.


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Suspended Homestead Mayor Won’t Be Re-Elected, Miami Lakes Elects New Mayor

Homestead voters decided Tuesday they did not want suspended mayor Steve Bateman to serve another term.

CBS Miami–10/01/2013

Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

ACLU Sues Rick Scott To Stop ‘Voter Suppression’

A pair of liberal-leaning groups sued Governor Rick Scott on Friday to block an elections law that they say amounts to “voter suppression.” The groups filed the suit in the hopes that it would stop Miami-Dade County from shortening the number of early-voting days before its June 28 mayoral elections.



Braman Threatens Commissioners To Embrace Charter Reforms

Miami businessman Norman Braman is stepping up pressure on county commissioners to embrace reform — or potentially face the same fate as his last target— Mayor Carlos Alvarez.