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Originally posted by grey580
Correction. It was not the city mayor. It was the mayor for Miami-Dade county.
Carlos Alvarez was voted out of office by the people of Miami-Dade county in a special election.
Much to my surprise the guy was voted out of office by disgruntled people in the county.
Miami is pretty much tired of the corruption and cronyism.
The recall election was sponsored by a Norman Brahman who's a billionaire car dealer. Seems That voters voted their displeasure and voter turn out was strong.
Also in the recall election Natacha Seijas was ousted from office.
It seems that raising property taxes by 12 percent in a recession will get you booted out of office.