Mayoral Candidates To Face-Off Twice As Miami-Dade's Special Election Day to replace Mayor Carlos Alvarez approaches, voters will have not one, but two, opportunities to get to know the candidates.
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.
I-Team: Inspector General Slams Transit Department, UnionAn “education committee” of Miami Dade Transit workers that spent all their time campaigning on behalf of Mayor Carlos Alvarez in the recent recall election cost taxpayers more than $128,000, according to a report prepared by the county Inspector General’s Office.
Braman Threatens Commissioners To Embrace Charter ReformsMiami businessman Norman Braman is stepping up pressure on county commissioners to embrace reform — or potentially face the same fate as his last target— Mayor Carlos Alvarez.
Hialeah Lawmaker Enters Race To Fill Seijas' SeatThe first candidate to file paperwork to fill former Miami-Dade County Commissioner Natacha Seijas’ seat is State Rep. Esteban Bovo, a Hialeah Republican who was elected to the state house in 2008.
The Recall Fallout
Special Election May Be Option To Replace MayorThere will be no long goodbyes for Carlos Alvarez. Miami-Dade's recalled mayor could be out of office in less than 48 hours, and that means a new mayor will be appointed or a special election will be held.
Alvarez: Community Faces Significant Service CutsA humbled former Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Alvarez made his first public comments Wednesday since voters overwhelmingly decided to throw him out of office with 18 months left in his term.
Alvarez, Seijas Ousted In Landslide ElectionThere will be a changing of the guard at Miami-Dade’s top political spot after residents voted by a landslide margin of nearly 9-1 to oust Mayor Carlos Alvarez.
Mayor Alvarez Recalled, What's NextNow that voters in Miami-Dade County have chosen to recall Mayor Carlos Alvarez along with Commissioner Natacha Seijas many are wondering who is in charge of the county.
I-Team: Transit Committee Denounced, Under InvestigationA day after CBS4 News first reported that county transit workers were doing political work on the taxpayer's dime; the repercussions could be felt throughout County Hall.
Commissioner Seijas Drops Recall LawsuitEmbattled Miami-Dade County Commissioner Natacha Seijas has voluntarily dropped the lawsuit she filed in an effort to get her name removed from the ballot for an upcoming recall election, according to Eunice Sigler, a spokesperson for Miami-Dade County courts.
Miami-Dade Metro Transit Commuters To Get Free Wi-FiMiami-Dade transit commuters will be able to surf the Internet for free compliments of the City of Miami and Miami-Dade Transit and Enterprise Technology Services.
No Decision Yet On Natacha Seijas' Suit To Block RecallEscorted by two officers and a bodyguard, embattled Miami-Dade County Commissioner Natacha Seijas left a court hearing late Tuesday afternoon without knowing whether she’s won her legal challenge to the attempts to recall her.
Braman: Recall Election Is Step OneThe political and city machinery is spinning, but may yet be stopped. That sums up the uncertainty and high stakes in play as a special March 15th recall election takes shape.