THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:
A special prize to the first reader that can name the Judge above (no googling)
And your next County Court Judge, Part One, will be:
Judge Fred Seraphin or Challenger Milena Abreu
The final tally of votes with all 783 precincts reporting has Incumbent Judge Seraphin up by 689 votes.
SERAPHIN - 105,779
ABREU - 105,090
An automatic recount of the votes cast for the County Judge, Group 5 race in the August 30, 2016 Primary Election, will be conducted, pursuant to Section 102.141(7) and 102.166, Florida Statutes. The members of the Miami-Dade County Canvassing Board will oversee the recount process commencing at 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 1, 2016, and continuing in succeeding days as needed, at the Miami-Dade County Elections Department, 2700 NW 87th Avenue, Miami, Florida.
Miami-Dade County Canvassing Board Members:
Honorable Shelley J. Kravitz, County Judge, Chairperson
Honorable Andrew S. Hague, County Judge, Substitute Member
Christina White, Supervisor of Elections, Member
And you next County Court Judge, Part Two, replacing Judge Jacqueline Schwartz, will be one of these six names sent to Governor Scott today by our local JNC:
Ramiro C. Areces; 7 year member of The Florida Bar (TFB); small firm lawyer in Gables
Alexander Spicola Bokor; 11 year member of TFB; Miami Dade County Attorney's Office. Handles litigation cases and has worked as legal counsel for Miami Dade Dept of Transportation, Public Works, Property Appraiser and Tax Collector; formerly with Jones Day and Kozyak Tropin
Raul Cuervo; 30 year member of TFB; with Carlton Fields; insurance defense; commercial litigator
Elijah Levitt; 12 year member of TFB; AUSA; former ASA (remember the cat killing case)
Joseph Mansfield; 13 year member of TFB; ASA
Julie Harris Nelson; 20 year member of TFB; insurance defense attorney with ROIG Lawyers; former ASA
The Governor has 60 days to name a replacement.
JAMES "JAY" HOGAN .........
Please join us for
A Celebration of Hogan
The Biltmore Hotel Country Club Ballroom
Friday, September 2, 2016
CAPTAIN OUT .......