Joe Martinez, former Miami-Dade Co. Commissioner (Source: CBS4)

Joe Martinez, former Miami-Dade Co. Commissioner (Source: CBS4)

Five republicans will face off in the August 26th primary election, each hoping for the chance to run against Congressman Joe Garcia in the November general election. Four of those five are participating in a TV debate in the CBS4 studios. Investigator Jim DeFede moderates the debate, as a special half-hour of this week’s Facing South Florida. Only David Rivera, the former congressman trying to regain his old seat has decided not to participate. To watch the first half of the debate, click on the above picture.

Click on the picture below to watch the rest of the debate.

Carlos Curbelo, Miami-Dade School Board member (Source: CBS4)

Carlos Curbelo, Miami-Dade School Board member (Source: CBS4)

Jim DeFede