The City of Coral Gables will hold a general election on Tuesday, April 09, 2019 to elect a Mayor and one Commissioner. The mayoral race, to serve a two-year term, is a rematch between current Mayor Raul Valdes-Fauli and former Commissioner Jeannett Slesnick. The 2016 election was decided by fewer than 200 votes.
With no incumbent, there are four (4) individuals vying for the Commissioner seat which has a 4-year term. The election is conducted on a non-partisan basis
The Coral Gables Democratic Club meets at Books & Books located at 265 Aragon on the 2nd Tuesday of every month starting at 6:30PM.
There have been many community debates and an opportunity to meet the candidates, including the March 12, 2019 meeting of the Coral Gables Democratic Club. All candidates were invited and agreed to participate, although one commission candidate did not show up.
Candidates for Mayor
Candidates for Commissioner (Group IV) *
* If a run-off election is necessary, it will be held on Tuesday, April 23, 2019.
For more information about the election, including general information, poll locations, vote-by-mail and special needs, please visit the Coral Gables village website
Residents had until March 11 to register or update your voter registration information if you recently moved to the area, became a citizen, or recently turned 18. Also, citizens who regained their right to vote after the 2018 elections amendment would be able to vote if they register.
Don't miss this opportunity to participate in future elections
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