Robaina Responds To FIU's Hispanic-Only Mayoral Debate A Miami-Dade Hispanic mayoral candidate said he will not participate in future forums unless all of the candidates are included.The move comes one day after two non-Hispanic candidates expressed their disapproval of a Spanish-only event.
Hispanic-Only FIU Mayoral Debate Draws Harsh CriticismA Miami-Dade mayoral candidate along with students are expected to protest a campaign forum Wednesday to express their outrage and disapproval of FIU hosting a Spanish-only event.
Miami-Dade Mayoral Candidates Talk Economy, JobsTwo weeks before voting concludes in the Miami-Dade County mayoral race, five of the candidates — and, briefly, a sixth — met in a debate Tuesday morning to discuss what remain top issues across the region following the searing recession: fostering economic development and creating jobs.
Early Voting Underway In Dade Special ElectionA steady stream of voters cast ballots at select polling stations Monday as early voting got underway for Miami-Dade’s May 24th Special Election to choose a new Mayor, two Commissioners and decide on several proposed county charter amendments.
Candidates Participate In 1st Official Miami-Dade Mayoral Debate Candidates vying for the spot as Miami-Dade’s next mayor participated in the county’s mayoral debate Wednesday. It was their first official debate, and it was a cordial affair with little disagreement on the issues.
Qualifying Deadline Nears For Miami-Dade Dist. 7 Commission SeatCandidates who want to run for the District 7 Miami-Dade County Commission seat, newly vacant due to the resignation of Carlos Gimenez who is running for County Mayor, have until 5:00 p.m. Thursday to meet the qualifying deadline.
Gimenez Commission Seat Now On May 24th BallotMiami-Dade County Commissioners met Wednesday morning and added Carlos Gimenez’s newly vacant commission seat to the May 24th election ballot that will have Miami-Dade voters electing a new mayor and now two new commissioners.