April 14, 2017

Miami Beach commissioner to challenge Ileana Ros-Lehtinen in 2018

First-term Democratic Miami Beach Commissioner Kristen Rosen Gonzalez is challenging to Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen for Congress in 2018. The Miami Herald reports that Gonzalez is the second Democrat to file in Florida’s 27th Congressional District, recently redrawn and now leaning  Democratic. In 2016, Hilary Clinton defeated Donald Trump by 20 percentage points in CD 27. Democrat Scott Fuhrman is also looking for a rematch, after losing to Ros-Lehtinen in 2016. “We deserve …

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April 13, 2017

Miami Beach commissioner files to run against Ros-Lehtinen

Miami Beach Commissioner Kristen Rosen Gonzalez, a Democrat in the second year of her first term on the commission, has filed to run for the Congressional seat held by Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen in 2018. She is one of several Democrats who have filed for the recently redrawn 27th Congressional district, which now leans Democratic. Hilary Clinton won the district by …

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