Candidate forum for special election set for March 7

Government By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, February 21, 2024

There are five candidates seeking to win Seat 6 on the Miami Lakes council dais, and the public will get to hear their platforms during a forum on March 7.

Attorney and former Miami-Dade County Mayor Alex Penelas will moderate the panel; the town is hosting the event.

The candidates in the Special Election to be held April 9 are Hector Abad, Esther Colon; Bryan Morera; Nelson Rodriguez and John Rogger.

To read more about them click here .

Questions for the candidates may be sent to Penelas, who is a town resident, at

The forum will be held at Town Hall from 6:30 p.m. until about 8 p.m.

Residents may attend in person or watch online on either the town website or on YouTube.