Miami mayoral election, 2017

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Miami mayoral election, 2017
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Candidate Francis X. Suarez William Armbrister Sr.
Party Republican Independent
Popular vote 21,852 1,390
Percentage 85.83% 5.46%

Mayor before election

Tomás Regalado
Republican

Elected Mayor

Francis X. Suarez
Republican

The 2017 Miami mayoral election took place on November 7, 2017, to elect the Mayor of Miami, Florida. The election was officially nonpartisan. A runoff election would have taken place on November 21, 2017, if no candidate had received a majority of votes in the general election. Francis X. Suarez won the election with almost 86% of the vote and little opposition, thus avoiding the runoff.[1][2]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Potential[edit]

  • Frank Carallo, Miami City Commissioner (Republican Party)[8]
  • Billy Corben, documentary film director and co-founder of the Miami-based studio Rakontur (Independent)

Results[edit]

  • Francis X. Suarez – 21,852 votes (85,83%)
  • William Armbrister Sr. – 1,390 votes (5.46%)
  • Cynthia Jaquith – 1,390 votes (5.46%)
  • Christian Canache – 829 votes (3.25%)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Miami Herald, local election.
  2. ^ Election results on local10.com. November 7, 2017.
  3. ^ http://www.miamiherald.com/news/politics-government/voters-guide/article182681796.html
  4. ^ Smiley, David (November 9, 2016). "Third candidate enters race for Miami Mayor". Miami Herald. Retrieved May 22, 2017.
  5. ^ "November 2017 General Municipal Election". City of Miami. Retrieved May 22, 2017.
  6. ^ "Miami Comm. Francis Suarez Plans To Run For Mayor". CBS Miami. May 11, 2016. Retrieved May 22, 2017.
  7. ^ Sanders, Nicole (April 7, 2017). "Rubio-Endorsed Francis Suarez Launches Mayoral Campaign". shark-tank.com.
  8. ^ Smiley, David (May 10, 2016). "Miami Commissioner Francis Suarez commits to 2017 mayoral run". Miami Herald. Retrieved May 22, 2017.