Damian Pardo beats odds, incumbent Miami Commissioner Sabina Covo

Voters in Miami’s District 2 rejected 9-month Commissioner Sabina Covo, choosing financial advisor and human rights activist Damian Pardo, who was hit with a flurry of negative attacks in the last week by a political action committee funded with dark money.

Interestingly, it may have backfired. Because while Covo won in the mail-in ballots, Pardo got more early votes and Election Day nods, leading to a 53% victory. In the low turnout election, that translates to a difference of 263 votes.

Read Full Story