Elections for Chair of the Miami-Dade Democratic Party

On Monday, February 18th, the Miami-Dade Democratic Party's executive committee will hold elections for a new Chair of the party. The Chair serves as leader of the local party, working with local clubs and leaders to engage and inform voters around important issues and elections.

Representing 600K+ voters, Miami-Dade has the largest number of registered Democrats of any county in Florida.

We thank Juan Cuba for his dedication as Chair for the past two years. After stepping down, a number of qualified candidates have come forward to run for the position. The candidates participated in a forum on Friday, February 8th at the Frankie Shannon Rolle Center.

Click here to watch the entire forum streamed on Facebook

Please click on the candidates below to learn more about their background and perspective on serving as Chair of the Miami-Dade Democratic Party. Note that Treasurer William Byatt has dropped out of the race.

JP Bado

Ricky Junquera
Steve Simeonidis
Jeff Solomon

The election will take place at the next Democratic Executive Committee meeting. These meetings are open to the public, but only members of the committee elect the Chair. Newcomers are welcome to attend and learn more about becoming a member. The meeting will take place on Monday, February 18th at 6pm at the Fire Fighters Memorial Building, located at 8000 NW 21st St.


With over 600K registered Democrats in Miami-Dade, we represent the largest number of Democrats of any county in the state of Florida. We want to work with all Democrats to organize and effect change around the issues that will improve lives of those in our community. We invite you to sign up for email updates, and join us at county and local club meetings to learn how to get more involved.

Please consider becoming a sustaining member on the road to victory in 2020