This Week in South Florida: Katherine Fernandez Rundle and Melba Pearson

Incumbent Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle and challenger Melba Pearson discuss key issues on This Week in South Florida.

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – With elections coming up, one of the most-watched races in South Florida is for Miami-Dade County's top prosecutor.

Katherine Fernandez Rundle has been the Miami-Dade State Attorney since 1993.

She is seeking an eighth term.

Running against Rundle is Melba Pearson, a former prosecutor in the same Miami-Dade office.

Pearson most recently has been the Deputy Director of the ACLU of Florida.

The two candidates appeared on This Week in South Florida for a spirited discussion and debate.

The full video can be seen at the top of this page.

About the Authors:

Michael Putney came to Local 10 in 1989 to become senior political reporter and host of "This Week In South Florida with Michael Putney." He is Local 10's senior political reporter. 

Glenna Milberg joined Local 10 News in September 1999 to report on South Florida's top stories and community issues. She also serves as co-host on Local 10's public affairs broadcast, "This Week in South Florida."