Local & State Races

Incumbent Democratic Rep. Donna Shalala Debates Republican Challenger Maria Elvira Salazar On Facing South FloridaThe race in the 27th Congressional District is a rematch between Democratic Congresswoman Donna Shalala and Republican Maria Elvira Salazar.
Wayne Clark Gunning For Sheriff Gregory Tony's Job In Democrat-Dominated BrowardWayne Clark is hoping to be Broward’s next sheriff – taking the job from incumbent Gregory Tony. But for a Republican running in a Democrat-dominated county, it’s a tough fight.
Commissioners Steve Bovo & Daniella Levine Cava Battling For Miami-Dade's Top Job As MayorTwo county commissioners are both on the ballot for Miami-Dade’s top job as mayor of Florida’s most populous county of 2.7 million people.
Democratic Incumbent Debbie Mucarsel-Powell Trying To Fend Off Republican Challenger Carlos Gimenez In Race For 26th Congressional District SeatDemocratic incumbent Debbie Mucarsel-Powell is running against Republican Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez for the 26th Congressional District seat.
Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell Tells Facing South Florida’s Jim DeFede That Carlos Gimenez Won’t Debate Her Because ‘He Knows That He Has Failed’ Handling The COVID CrisisDemocratic Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell is being challenged for her District 26 seat in Washington by Carlos Gimenez, the soon-to-be former Miami-Dade mayor.
Miami-Dade Mayoral Candidates Daniella Levine Cava & Steve Bovo Go Head-To-Head In Facing South Florida DebateMiami-Dade mayoral candidates Daniella Levine Cava and Steve Bovo went head-to-head Sunday on a special debate edition of Facing South Florida.

Campaign 2020

Florida Election Results CertifiedAs legal battles and vote counts continue in other states, Gov. Ron DeSantis, Attorney General Ashley Moody and Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis on Tuesday quickly certified the results of Florida’s Nov. 3 general election.
Republican Ileana Garcia Declared Winner In Race For State Senate District 37 After Hand RecountIn one of the tightest political races in recent memory, Republican Ileana Garcia was declared the winner of her race with Democrat Jose Javier Rodriguez Thursday afternoon after a hand recount for Florida Senate District 37.
Hand Recount In Jose Javier Rodriguez, Ileana Garcia Race For State Senate District 37A hand recount will occur Thursday in the race for Florida Senate District 37 after a machine recount found a difference of just 21 votes between Republican Ileana Garcia and Democrat Jose Javier Rodriguez.
Jose Javier Rodriguez, Ileana Garcia Recount Continues In Battle For State Senate District 37It is day two of the Florida Senate District 37 recount which was launched with just 31 votes separating Republican Ileana Garcia and Democrat Jose Javier Rodriguez.
Experts: Trump's Election Challenge Far Different From Florida Recount, Legal Battles From Year 2000Legal and political experts say that the infamous Florida vote recount and legal battles of the year 2000 are far different from what is going on today.
Jose Javier Rodriguez, Ileana Garcia Recount Gets Underway In Battle For State Senate District 37A recount will get underway on Tuesday for the two candidates vying for the state's Senate District 37.
Biden Supporters Celebrate On Streets Of Miami Following His Presidential Race WinJust moments after Joe Biden was projected as the 46th President of the United States, hundreds went out to the streets of Miami.
President-Elect Joe Biden Supporters Take Over Miami Streets To Celebrate Candidate's VictoryPresident-Elect Joe Biden's supporters took to the streets of downtown Miami on Saturday afternoon to celebrate their candidate's victory in the presidential elections.
Kamala Harris To Make History As The First Black Woman Vice PresidentCBS News projected Saturday Joe Biden will become the 46th president, making Kamala Harris the Vice President-elect. Her next position reads as a litany of firsts: she will be the first woman vice president, the first Black vice president, the first Asian American vice president and the first Democratic vice president from the West Coast.
Joe Biden Elected PresidentCBS News projects Joe Biden wins the presidential election with the projected win in Pennsylvania. The current electoral vote count is Biden 273 and Trump 213.
South Florida Congressional Republicans Mostly Silent On President Trump's Allegations Regarding Election ResultsAs President Trump’s path to stay in the White House appears to be disappearing, he’s claiming there is voter fraud. But his campaign hasn’t provided evidence.
Dean Trantalis, Fort Lauderdale’s 1st Openly Gay Mayor, Says Homophobic Slurs Hurled At Him While At Early Voting SiteWith all the vitriol that has surrounded this election season, there’s another claim of harassment – this time from the mayor of Fort Lauderdale.

Campaign 2020: Latest Videos

President Trump To Meet With Two GOP Michigan Lawmakers As He Tries To Overturn Joe Biden VictoryDebra Alfarone reports the Trump campaign is running out of ways to overturn Biden's election win.
Jose Javier Rodriguez Discusses Miami-Dade State Attorney's Investigation Into Mysterious 3rd-Party CandidateThe Democratic incumbent lost to Republican challenger Ileana Garcia by just 34 votes.
WEB EXTRA: Georgia Ballot Recount ContinuesA hand recount of presidential ballots continued in Georgia on Monday, Nov. 16. Nearly five million votes are being recounted to validate the results of the 2020 election, after Georgia's Secretary of State ordered the audit. The state has until Wednesday, Nov. 18 to complete the recount.
President Trump Advisors Say He's Aware Lawsuits Won't Change Election ResultsDebra Alfarone reports President Trump wants to be seen as a fighter so his campaign will continue fighting the election in the courts.
Republican Ileana Garcia Declared Winner In Race For State Senate District 37In one of the tightest political races in recent memory, Republican Ileana Garcia was declared the winner of her race with Democrat Jose Javier Rodriguez Thursday afternoon after a hand recount for Florida Senate District 37.
President Trump Continues To Claim He Will WinPresident Donald Trump continues to say he will win the presidential election.
Hand Recount For Florida Senate District 37Just 21 votes separated Republican Ileana Garcia and Democrat Jose Javier Rodriguez in machine recount.
President Trump Not Accepting Election ResultsPresident-Elect Joe Biden will meet with advisors while President Donald Trump is still not accepting election results.
Transition Efforts Blocked By Federal OfficialsPresident-elect Joe Biden continues to prepare despite efforts to block the transition of power.