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:

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."