The Florida Roundup
9:17 am
Fri November 8, 2013

What You Should Know About South Florida Elections This Week

Though voter turnout in this off-year election was low in Miami-Dade county, some changes will be tangible and immediate: like the property tax hike to pay for renovations of the Jackson hospital system. We review other local election results from this week.

Despite competitive mayoral races in Miami Beach and Homestead and some controversial ballot questions, voter turnout in Miami-Dade was about 11%.
Credit Dan Grech

While it’s not yet 2014, elections for next year are already gearing up. Charlie Crist declared his candidacy for a return to the governor’s seat. He’ll face off first against former state Senator Nan Rich.  We speak to both Democratic candidates.

Plus: The Miami Dolphins locker room culture and off-field behavior come under intense scrutiny over accusations ranging from coercion, bullying and physical threats. 

Join host Tom Hudson as he speaks with Jim Defede of CBS4, Daniel Chang of the Miami Herald, Elaine del Valle of Political Cortadito and Billy Corben of Rakontur Films.

Share your thoughts on the week’s news at noon right here on this live chat.

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