Only one poll result matters: Mayor X answers

Only one poll result matters: Mayor X answers

Well, there is obviously not much interest in deciding where State Rep. Carlos Lopez-Cantera (Rep., District 112) should run next, but the tiny and totally unscientific (read: just fun) sampling we drew in 24 hours voted for a county commission seat by more than two to one. The less than five percent reader participation in […]

District 7 #s needed sooner

A judge on Monday told Miami-Dade Elections Supervisor Lester Sola to keep the winner of Tuesday’s District 7 election a secret for up to a week — until he can hear arguments from a local TV attorney activist who sued when he tried but was not able to qualify for the race. That’s victory #2 […]

District 7 race heads to court

Early voters in South Miami, Pinecrest and Coral Gables who cast ballots already for a new Miami-Dade commissioner in District 7, may have wasted their time. A circuit court judge could cancel that race on Monday. Attorney Ricardo Corona, better known for a late-night TV show that dispenses legal advice to call-in viewers, filed a […]

Baby X stumps for Papa

Forget Norman Braman and his considerably anticlimactic endorsement (though maybe not his money). Former Miami Mayor Xavier Suarez has another big advantage in his bid to become the next county commissioner in District 7: His son, Miami Commissioner Francis Suarez. The son is allegedly helping raise money for his father, whose giant warchest of $117,000 […]

The Brito Bounce burns Robaina

Looks like another candidate has borne the brunt of the Brito Bounce, which is what Ladra calls it when PAC chair and political operative Vanessa Brito shows her traitor opportunistic stripes and betrays another one. Burned this time: Former State Rep. Julio Robaina, running in the District 7 commission race to replace mayoral candidate Carlos […]

Robaina: "Ricky was robbed."

Attorney Ricardo Corona, denied entry into the race for commissioner in District 7, has at least one ally in his quest to delay the race so he can get on the ballot: Former State Rep. Julio Robaina, who did technically qualify. “What they did to Ricky is a travesty,” Robaina told Ladra Tuesday night in […]