Daniella Levine, Miami-Dade County Mayor

Daniella Levine Cava moved to South Florida in 1980. She is an attorney, she worked for a decade for the Legal Services of Miami and the Guardian ad Litem program. She founded the Human Services Coalition, now known as Catalyst Miami. With this organization she gave low and moderate income families the tools to lift them out of poverty. Levine Cava made Miami-Dade County the first county in the United States to sign the UN Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, and as a result the county adopted several policies on equal pay and equity for women in county contracting as well as hiring. Daniella’s main concerns with this campaign are affordability within the real estate market, environmental preservation, and growing sustainably, investing in infrastructure and fulfilling the needs of her constituents. The race is on Tuesday August 18, 2020. https://daniella.vote

Marie Woodson, House District

Marie Woodson is a life long public servant, collecting 35 years of county government experience. She has a masters of science, public administration management, and a bachelors in Criminal Justice from Florida International University. Her priorities are to push for safer schools and communities, ensure teacher salaries that reflect education as a priority, support the $15 minimum wage, Improve public transportation system to ease congestion on the highways, and to fight for affordable health care for all. The race is on August 18, 2020. https://www.mariewoodson2020.com/

Gepsie Metellus, Miami-Dade County Commission

Gepsie Metellus is the co-founder and Executive Director of the Haitian Neighborhood Center Sant La, an award-winning neighborhood resource center that serves as a lifeline for the Haitian community of South Florida. She hosts a talk-show directed at the Haitian community of South Florida, as well as authoring several articles about the community. Her priorities include safe communities, affordable housing crisis, traffic congestion, sustainability, and livability. The race is on August 18, 2020. https://gepsiemetellus.com/

Eliseo Santana, Pinellas County Sheriff

Eliseo Santana is a resident of Pinellas County since 1980. A retired U.S. Army officer, he served for 31 years in the Pinellas County Sheriffs Office and is now in the running for city council seat 2 in Clearwater. After retiring from policing, he spent his time organizing humanitarian events for those in need. His main priorities are a safer Clearwater, Affordable Housing, Open communication between local government and constituents and promoting small businesses around the area. His race takes place on Tuesday November 3, 2020. Electeliseo.com

Omari Hardy (Palm Beach County) / State House District 88 (HD 88)

Jasmen Rogers-Shaw House District

Jasmen Rogers-Shaw was born and raised in South Florida, daughter of immigrant parents from the caribbean. She became the youngest and only Black Child Protective Investigations Supervisor after graduating from Florida State University with a degree in Family and Child Development with a minor in biology. Rogers-Shaw went into social justice work, she advocated for better relationships between community and law enforcement. Rogers-Shaw also helps black women build campaigns for office, with her consulting firm, Folding Chair Consulting. Her campaign message states that she is looking to truly represent her constituents prioritizing economic equity, education, development, healthcare, and reproductive rights. The race is on August 18, 2020. https://jasmenforflorida.com/

Jose Javier Rodriguez, State Senate

Jose Javier Rodriguez is the current senator representing district 37 in Miami-Dade county, and is vying to keep his seat. He got his B.A. in International Relations and Political Economy of Development, later going to get his law degree at Harvard Law School. He has introduced a number of legislations regarding gun control, environmental issues and immigrants rights, even though most of the bills he has introduced or co-introduced have died in their respective committees. He doesn’t have a campaign and his race is on Tuesday November 3, 2020.

Nancy Metayer, Coral Spring City Commissioner

Nancy Metayer is an environmental scientist with a bachelors of science from Florida A&M, and her Masters of Health Science from John Hopkins University. Nancy has worked both domestically and internationally with government agencies as well as with non-profit organizations. Metayer brings a long-term strategy expertise to programs to environmental conditions, water, sanitation and public health. She was one of the hard workers during responses to several natural disasters like Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Michael and Hurricane Dorian. Metayer led the initiative called Florida Disaster Preparedness Plan(FDPP), a plan that focuses on building resilience for communities in the face of disasters. The race is on Tuesday November 3, 2020. https://nancymetayer.com/

Angie Nixon (Jacksonville) / HD 14

Marie Flore Lindor- Latortue Ph.D. / Miami Dade County School Board 7