Saturday, June 18, 2011

Julio Robaina wants to do for Miami Dade County what he did for Hialeah....let's hope he doesn't get that chance

From CBS4's Jim DeFede:
HIALEAH (CBS4) – At every campaign appearance, Julio Robaina touts his record as Hialeah mayor, reminding voters he did not raise property or business taxes in the city.

“As the mayor of the second largest city in Miami-Dade County I had to face these challenges,” he has said on numerous occasions.

At its core the Robaina campaign is based on a simple premise: He will do for Miami Dade County what he did for Hialeah.

“I would hope not, he’s destroyed the city,” said Barbara Hernandez, president of union representing a majority of Hialeah’s 1,600 employees. “I believe he acted out of malice toward the residents and its employees.”
If that report doesn't motivate you to vote, I'm not sure anything will.

It's so easy to do. Early voting starts today.

"Early voting begins Saturday at 20 locations across Miami-Dade County, as the candidates for county mayor, Julio Robaina and Carlos Gimenez, head down the home stretch toward the June 28 runoff election," the Miami Herald reports.

However, thanks to Gov. Rick Scott, "...a recently changed Florida law, the early voting will span just eight days — June 18 through June 25. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m." (Scroll down past the video for early voting locations in Miami-Dade County.)

Yes, this Rick Scott.

Early Voting Locations in Miami-Dade County:

Click here to see the wait time at your location.

North Dade Regional Library, 2455 NW 183rd St.

North Miami Public Library, 835 NE 132nd St.

Lemon City Library, 430 NE 61st Street (Reading Room)

Aventura Government Center,19200 W Country Club Drive (2nd Floor Commission Area)

Miami Beach City Hall, 1700 Convention Center Dr.

West Flagler Branch Library, 5050 West Flagler St.

Coral Gables Library, 3443 Segovia St.

South Dade Regional Library, 10750 SW 211th St.

Florida City - City Hall, 404 West Palm Drive (Commission Chambers)

West Dade Regional Library, 9445 SW 24th St.

West Kendall Regional Library, 10201 Hammocks Boulevard

Elections Department (SOE Main Office) 2700 NW 87th Ave.

Miami Lakes Public Library, 6699 Windmill Gate Road

Stephen P. Clark Gov’t Center (SOE Branch Office)111 NW 1st St. (Lobby)

Kendall Branch Library, 9101 SW 97th Ave.

Model City Library @ Caleb Center, 2211 NW 54th St.

John F. Kennedy Library, 190 West 49th St.

Coral Reef Library, 9211 SW 152nd St.

City of Miami – City Hall, 3500 Pan American Dr.

North Shore Branch Library, 7501 Collins Ave., Miami Beach (Program Room)

1 comment:

  1. Love the story and the Rick Scott video! People are on to sleazy Julio ... I can feel it!


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