District 12: Jose “Pepe” Diaz

District 10



County commissioner since 2002

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 12 covers a section of west and northwest Miami-Dade and extends south from Northwest 202nd Street down to Calle Ocho and goes west from about Northwest 72nd Avenue into the Everglades. It includes areas like Doral, Hialeah, Sweetwater, Medley, Hialeah Gardens and Virginia Gardens.

Diaz’s opponents are Rafael Pineyro and Patricio Moreno.

Diaz 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.