Hialeah mayoral election, 2011

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The 2011 Hialeah mayoral election was held on Tuesday, November 1, 2011, in Hialeah, Florida. Acting Mayor Carlos Hernandez, who became mayor in 2011 when is predecessor, Julio Robaina, left office in May 2011 to pursue an unsuccessful bid for Mayor of Miami-Dade County, sought a full term. Four candidates contested the election.[1] The election was officially nonpartisan.



The Miami Herald endorsed former Florida State Senator Rudy Garcia in the 2011 mayoral election.[2]

General election[edit]

Hialeah Mayoral election, 2011[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carlos Hernandez 12,074 39.53
Democratic Raul L. Martinez 10,529 34.47
Republican Rudy Garcia 7,838 25.66
Independent George "Yoyito" Castro 100 0.33
Total votes 30,541 100

Runoff election[edit]

The mayoral runoff election was held on November 15, 2011 between incumbent Mayor Carlos Hernandez and former Mayor Raul L. Martinez.

Hialeah Mayoral runoff election, 2011[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carlos Hernandez 19,055 60.89
Democratic Raul L. Martinez 12,239 39.11
Total votes 31,294 100

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