Hialeah mayoral election, 2011
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Candidate Carlos Hernández Raúl L. Martínez Rudy García
Party Republican Democratic Republican
First round vote 12,074 10,529 7,838
First round percentage 39.53% 34.47% 25.66%
Runoff vote 19,055 12,239
Runoff percentage 60.89% 39.11%

Mayor before election

Carlos Hernández

Elected Mayor

Carlos Hernández

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 his 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.

Candidates

Endorsements

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

General election

Hialeah Mayoral election, 2011[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carlos Hernández (incumbent) 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

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 Hernández (incumbent) 19,055 60.89
Democratic Raul L. Martinez 12,239 39.11
Total votes 31,294 100

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e Mazzei, Patricia (2011-10-30). "Mayor's race dominates busy Hialeah ballot". Miami Herald. Retrieved 2011-10-30.
  2. ^ "The Herald recommends". Miami Herald. 2011-10-26. Retrieved 2011-10-30.
  3. ^ "Dade - Election Results".
  4. ^ "Dade - Election Results".