Tag Archives: Miami-Dade County

Bad v Worse in Miami-Dade: the public sector worker attacks begin

Now that he’s mayor, Carlos Gimenez is getting down to business in Miami-Dade.

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This week’s Herald column: the ‘Miami Vice’ election (with bonus video!)

  The race to replace ousted Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez is on and cheesy.

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Complaint filed over Luther Campbell, Julio Robaina endorsement ‘deal’

Oh, here we go. Luke endorses Robaina, and when he gets blowback, he says probably the most unfortunate thing he could say.

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Only in Florida: Black Democrats line up behind ‘Rick Scott Republican’ Robaina

File this one under “strange bedfellows.”

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Republicans vying for Miami-Dade mayor shun Rick Scott

When the two contenders for Miami-Dade mayor met in a live radio debate on Tuesday, they agreed on only one thing: neither of these conservative Republicans want anything to do with Florida Gov. Rick Scott.

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The Miami-Dade Mayor’s race: all about the Benjamins

This chart is pretty much all you need to know about the race for interim mayor of Miami-Dade County: Candidates Candidate Party Monetary Contributions In Kind Contributions Total Expenditures & Distributions Wilbur ‘Short Stop’ Bell ( Active- Qualified) NOP Roosevelt Bradley … Continue reading

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Florida Confidential: Could this be Miami-Dade’s next mayor? Plus: look out, Kathy Rundle…

Miami is known for sun, fun, beaches, cruise ships and slimy politics. The county that envelops it — Miami-Dade — typically gets back fewer resources from Tallahassee than its size and population would indicate. And the county is the big, … Continue reading

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Today’s Herald column: Rick Scott, Carlos Alvarez and ‘recall fever’

I’ll bet Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez never thought he’d be leaving his job like this – on the business end of the biggest recall in the U.S. since Californians dumped Gray Davis (and wound up with the Governator.) But could … Continue reading

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See ya! Miami-Dade mayor, commissioner ousted in recall landslide

In the end, it wasn’t even close.

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Today’s Herald column: run, Luther, run

I may be a contrarian on this, but I’m glad Luther Campbell (AKA “Uncle Luke”) is running for mayor. In fact, I’m all for celebrity candidates, and think the Democratic Party should recruit more of them, provided they, like Luke, … Continue reading

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