Voter Guide: 2016 Primary

2016 General Election, Miami-Dade County School Board: District 6

No candidate clinched a majority in the District 6 school board race on Aug. 30. These are the two candidates who made it to the runoff. Modesto “Mo” Abety Maria Teresa “Mari Tere” Rojas Modesto “Mo” Abety Occupation: Retired, former president/CEO of The Children’s Trust Education: (M.P.A) Bernard M. Baruch College Relevant Experience: Former President/CEO of […]

/ October 20, 2016


2016 General Election, Miami-Dade County School Board: District 1

No District 1 school board candidate managed to clinch a majority in the Aug. 30 county election. The two candidates went on to a runoff. Steve Gallon III Wilbert T. “Tee” Holloway Steve Gallon III Why are you running for the School Board of Miami-Dade County?  I am running for the school board to bring […]

/ October 19, 2016


School Board

School board elections are happening all around America.  They’re important because they govern public school districts, aka the education of American children. There are 38 states holding school board elections this year. Florida is one of them. Technically, these are primary elections but function as general elections. They only have a general election in Nov. if […]

/ August 18, 2016


Circuit Court Judges

Candidates for circuit judges in Miami-Dade County for Aug. 2016 election.

/ August 18, 2016


Florida Senate Primaries

Below are the state Senate candidates from Miami-Dade who first have to win a primary race to be the party’s candidate in the November general election. If there is no challenger, the race is not listed here. To see which of these races apply to you, click “review your customized sample ballot” here, then type in […]

/ August 12, 2016


Florida House of Representatives Primaries

Below are the state House of Representative from Miami-Dade who first have to win a primary race to be the party’s candidate in the November general election. If there is no challenger, the race is not listed here. To see which of these races apply to you, click “review your customized sample ballot” here, then […]

/ August 12, 2016


Frederick Bryant

District/CircuitMiami-Dade CountyWebsitehttp://nigerpublishing.com/Candidate.htmOccupationRetired, worked as a teacher for 20 yearsEducationFlorida A&M University (B.A., Political Science)Relevant ExperienceMore than 20 years working in the public school system Member of the alumni associations of Miami Northwestern High School, Florida A&M University Why are you running? I am African-American, and I just felt the need for an African-American to be […]

/ August 12, 2016


Farid Khavari

District/CircuitMiami-Dade CountyWebsitehttp://www.khavariformayor.comOccupationEconomist, author, owner of several small businesses in Germany and the USA in manufacturing, distribution and service, designer of products (received two patents) and researcher.EducationPh.D. in Economics and Political Science, University of Bremen, Germany, 1975Masters in Economics and Social Science, University of Hamburg, Germany, 1973Relevant ExperienceSuccessful inventor and entrepreneur, author of several books on the […]

/ August 12, 2016


Miguel Eizmendiz

District/CircuitMiami-Dade CountyWebsitehttp://shamevsmoneyandpower.com/index.phpOccupationRetiredEducationUniversity of Havana (B.A., Business Administration)Relevant ExperienceWorked on previous campaigns, included one in Hialeah that was successful. Why are you running? I am stressed and tired of the government corruption. So many politicians ignore their residents. Why are you best qualified? Because I believe it. In my political platform I am promising the voters options […]

/ August 12, 2016


Alfred Santamaria

District/CircuitMiami-Dade CountyWebsitehttp://santamariaformiamidade.comOccupationConsultantEducationMiami Dade College (A.S.)Florida International University (B.A., Political Science)CELA University (Ph.D., Philosophy)Revelation University (Ph.D., Theology)Relevant ExperienceFormer Congressional Community Liaison, U.S. Congress Worked with South Florida Work Force, in a program called Florida Back to Work, which seeks to strengthen small businesses in Miami- Dade County Previously worked for two local mayors, Coral Gables and Miami-Dade […]

/ August 12, 2016