MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Miami-Dade County School Board has three new faces.
Lucia Baez-Geller, a teacher from Miami Beach High, has won the District three seat, which covers Aventura, Miami Beach and downtown Miami. She beat Russ Rywell, also a teacher at Miami Beach High.READ MORE: South Floridians Brave Hot Weather To Get Vaccinated
With 100% of the precincts reporting, Baez-Galler won 61% – 39%
In District five, Christi Fraga, the vice mayor of the city of Doral has beaten Mara Zapata, the vice mayor of Miami Springs. She won 56% to 44%.READ MORE: 'Health In The Hood' Initiative, Food Distribution Like No Other
In District nine, which covers Pinecrest, Cutler Bay, and Homestead, ice cream shop owner and tutor Luisa Santos defeated Dennis Moss, a term-limited Miami-Dade commissioner. Santos is very active in the Democratic party.
She won 52% to 48%.MORE NEWS: What Goes Up, Must Come Down Holds True For Chinese Rocket Debris Set To Hit Earth This Weekend
The Miami-Dade school board has been a smooth functioning board overseeing the fourth largest district in the nation with Alberto Carvalho as its superintendent.