Hialeah's Julio Robaina In Front For County Mayor, But Scandals Could Derail His Ambition

City of Hialeah
In this week's metro story, New Times explores Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina's chances to succeed his Miami-Dade County counterpart Carlos Alvarez. Talk about who will follow Alvarez has grown louder with a recall election against the county mayor to take place later this year. County Commissioners Carlos Gimenez and Joe Martinez.

The former city council president has the ingredients to run a winning campaign from controlling the voter base in Miami-Dade's most populous Cuban American city to being one of the most prolific fundraisers in the Republican Party. But several scandals under Robaina's watch could severely damage his shot at a higher office.

Read more about Robaina's political aspirations in tomorrow's online edition of Miami New Times metro.

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