The Fourth of July is always a time for barbecues, family and friends, fireworks, and a moment to reflect on our great American democracy and the freedom we treasure.
On April 20, 2017, Florida Senator Frank Artiles for District 40 resigned, prompting Governor Rick Scott to call for a special election to fill the vacant seat. The LWV Miami-Dade will be keeping voters informed with the latest updates and make sure they are election ready.
Jose Felix Diaz - Republican
Alex Diaz de la Portilla - Republican
Ana Rivas Logan - Democrat
Lorenzo J. Palomares - Republican
Christian "He-Man" Schlaerth - No Party Affiliation
Steve Smith - Democrat
Annette Taddeo - Democrat
June 26, 2017 - Deadline to Register for July 25 Primary Election
July 12, 2017 - Candidate Forum at Miami Dade College Kendall Campus, Room 6120
July 25, 2017 - Primary Election
September 26, 2017 - Speical Election for State Senate District 40