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: Town Of Surfside Wants To Do Its Own Full Forensic Investigation Of Condo Collapse Site
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: Broward School Board Postpones Decision On Mask Use For The New School Year
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: RV Market Suffering Same Shortages Plaguing Many Industries
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.