District 10: Javier Souto

District 10



County commissioner since 1993.
Former state representative and state senator.

This post is part of our voter guide for the Aug. 28 local and primary elections. Head to the main landing page for a guide to the key races and decisions being made this election.

District 10 covers a portion of southwest Miami-Dade from the area just south of the 836 Expressway down to Southwest 88th Street and extends east from Southwest 147th Avenue to the Palmetto Expressway. It includes areas like Westchester, Fontainebleau and Kendall.

Souto’s opponents are Jose Garrido, Alfred Santamaria, Julio Sanchez and Robert Suarez.

Souto did not return the questionnaire that we sent to the county commission candidates. You can find more information at the website linked to on the lefthand side of the page.