MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Raquel Regalado, daughter of Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado, is planning on running for Miami-Dade mayor in 2016.READ MORE: South Florida Students Face Serious Charges, Lifelong Consequences For School Threats
Regalado, a current school board member, revealed her plans Sunday, according to CBS4’s news partner the Miami Herald.READ MORE: 'He Understood Sacrifice': Former Florida Rep. Donna Shalala Remembers Bob Dole As Selfless War Hero
Regalado, 40, told the paper that the county needs a “different direction” than the one offered by Mayor Carlos Gimenez.
“I think the decisions being made right now are having such a dramatic impact on our lives,” Regalado said of Gimenez, according to the Herald.MORE NEWS: Biden Administration Implementing New Travel Rules To Help Combat Spread Of Omicron Variant
Regalado said she plans to file formal candidacy papers Monday, according to the paper, along with a series of campaign videos.