HIALEAH (CBSMiami) – All the robo-calls, campaign signs and ‘meet and greets’ will come to an end Tuesday when voters in Hialeah head to the polls to pick a mayor and fill three council seats.
Current Mayor Carlos Hernandez is in the political fight of his career with former mayor Raul Martinez who came in second in the November 1st General Election.READ MORE: Man Accused Of Pointing Gun At South Miami Winn Dixie Worker, Stealing Steaks, Arrested
Since taking office four months ago, Hernandez has facilitated the removal of red light cameras, extended park hours, and even taken a pay cut.
“I think the citizens of this city have seen that I’m a mayor of action and not false promises,” said Hernandez shortly after the Nov. 1st election results were announced.READ MORE: Hot & Steamy Afternoon, Little Chance For Rain
Martinez, however, has time on his side. First elected to the council at age 28, Martinez held the mayor’s office for nearly a quarter-century.
In the Group 1 Council Seat, Lourdes Lozano is going head to head with Alex Morales.
Incumbent Vivian Casalas-Munoz and Danny Bolanos are in a runoff for the Group 3 Council seat and incumbent Paul Hernandez is in a runoff with Frank Lago for his Group 6 seat.MORE NEWS: First Suspected Case Of Monkeypox In Broward, Warning Signs To Look For
Polls are open on Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.