The Miami Springs Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, April 6th at the Miami Springs Country Club.  Unlike 2 years ago where the entire Council ran unopposed, we will see an election this year.  Here are the candidates that have already qualified according to the City of Miami Springs City Clerk.

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Maria Mitchell has qualified and is running for mayor.  So far, no other candidate has officially qualified to give residents another choice for mayor.

Maria Mitchell
Maria Mitchell

Group I

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Bob Best is expect to run for re-election, but has not yet officially qualified for this seat.  In fact, no one has qualified yet to run for Seat I.

Bob Best Opening Ceremonies
Bob Best


Local real estate broker, Jacky Bravo, is running for Seat II.

Jacky Bravo
Jacky Bravo

Vivian Isla-Rey also qualified to run for the Group II seat being vacated by Maria Mitchell.


Walter Fajet is running to retain the seat he won in a special election last fall.  So far, he is running unopposed.

Dr. Walter Fajet


Vincent Medel, known locally as the president of the Miami Springs Republican Club, has qualified to run for the Group IV Seat.  Vincent will be facing off against Victor Vazquez (another V).

Dr. Victor Vazquez-Hernandez declared his run for City Council Group IV in Miami Springs.  Watch the quick intro of Dr. Vazquez-Hernandez by our partners at Community Newspapers.


The final day to qualify for office is Friday, February 19th.

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  1. ALL of these political hopefuls should declare their political party affiliation for the sake of transparency and full disclosure.
    The fact this it is not a requirement should not preclude them from being truthful and up front with the voters.
    We were all taken by a previous Mayor who claimed to be one thing and turned out to be another.
    We have the right to know


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