Miami-Dade Democrats Congratulate Jean-Pierre Bado on Winning the Democratic Nomination to Florida House District 114

MIAMI-DADE, FL: Jean-Pierre Bado has become the Democratic nominee for House District 114. The Miami-Dade Democratic Party will work to defend this seat in November.

Miami-Dade Democratic Party Chair, Steve Simeonidis, issued the following statement, congratulating J.P. Bado on his victory.

“I congratulate J.P. on becoming the Democratic nominee for House District 114. J.P.’s story is an inspiring one of service to his country, and I know he will make an excellent representative for his constituents in Tallahassee. We are excited to work with him to defend this seat.”

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Miami-Dade Democrats Congratulate Dr. Mara Zapata on Advancing to a November Runoff

MIAMI-DADE, FL: Doral City Councilwoman Dr. Mara Zapata has advanced to the November runoff in the race for School Board District 5. 

The Miami-Dade Democratic Party Chair, Steve Simeonidis, issued the following statement, congratulating Dr. Zapata for her strong showing.

“Dr. Zapata has shown the strength of her support throughout School Board District 5. I congratulate her on her strong showing tonight and I look forward to celebrating her election to the School Board in the November runoff. We were proud to endorse her in this race, and we are proud that she has earned such strong support throughout her district. We are ready to get to work to ensure she is elected in November, along with the rest of our slate of Democrats.”

Dr. Mara Zapata has dedicated her professional life to education and supporting both teachers and students. She currently serves as Associate Director of the FIUteach program in the STEM Transformation Institute. She has served as an Instructional Supervisor for Miami Dade County Public Schools in the division of Human Capital Management, supported and mentored many pre-service teachers; many of whom are current teachers in the field. Prior to this she served as an administrator in Curriculum & Instruction for Miami Dade County Public Schools, overseeing the implementation of several federally funded district wide programs and initiatives.

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Miami-Dade Democrats Congratulate Lucia Baez-Geller for her First Place Finish

MIAMI-DADE, FL: Miami Beach High School teacher Lucia Baez-Geller has advanced to the November runoff in first place for the race for School Board District 3. 

Miami-Dade Democratic Party Chair, Steve Simeonidis, issued the following statement, congratulating Lucia Baez-Geller for her first-place showing.

“Lucia Baez-Geller has shown the strength of her support throughout School Board District 3. I congratulate her on winning the plurality of voters in her district tonight and I look forward to celebrating her election to the School Board in the November runoff. We were proud to endorse her in this race, and we are proud that she has earned such strong support throughout her district. We are ready to get to work to ensure she is elected in November, along with the rest of our slate of Democrats.”

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Miami-Dade Democrats Congratulate Daniella Levine Cava for Advancing to the November Runoff

MIAMI-DADE, FL: After tonight’s historic Democratic turnout in the August 18 election, Miami-Dade Democratic Party Chair Steve Simeonidis congratulated Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava for her strong showing and for advancing to the November 3 runoff.

Miami-Dade Democratic Party Chair, Steve Simeonidis, issued the following statement, congratulating Commissioner Levine Cava for advancing to the runoff.

“Daniella Levine Cava is on the path to break the highest glass ceiling in Miami-Dade County Government. Today, on the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, she showed the strength of her movement. I congratulate her on her historic showing tonight and I look forward to celebrating her victory as Miami-Dade’s first Democratic mayor in 16 years this November.”

“The record breaking Democratic turnout in Miami-Dade can be attributed to two factors,” Chair Simeonidis continued. “We have amazing Democratic candidates helping drive turnout, and the strength and work of our party staff and our Party’s volunteers.”

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Miami-Dade Democrats Congratulate Cindy Lerner on Her First-Place Showing

MIAMI-DADE, FL: Former Pinecrest Mayor Cindy Lerner won the highest vote share in today’s primary in County Commission District 7 and will move on to the November runoff in a position of strength. 

Miami-Dade Democratic Party Chair, Steve Simeonidis, issued the following statement, congratulating Mayor Lerner for her first-place showing.

“Mayor Lerner has shown the strength of her support throughout County Commission District 7. I congratulate her on her first place showing tonight and I look forward to celebrating her election to the Board of County Commissioners in the November runoff. We were proud to endorse her in this race, and we are proud that she has earned the support of the overwhelming plurality of the residents of District 7. We are ready to get to work to ensure she is elected in November, along with the rest of our slate of Democrats.”

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