This Week in South Florida: Miami-Dade mayoral candidates Daniela Levina Cava and Steve Bovo

The next mayor of Miami-Dade County will be one of two current county commissioners running for the job, and the candidates, Steve Bovo and Daniella Levine Cava, come from opposite ends of the political spectrum.

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – The next mayor of Miami-Dade County will be one of two current county commissioners running for the job.

The candidates, Steve Bovo and Daniella Levine Cava, come from opposite ends of the political spectrum.

They are vying to become the chief executive officer of a government with a $9 billion budget and around 27,000 employees.

Bovo is from Hialeah and a former state representative.

Levine Cava is an attorney from South Miami-Dade with a background as a social work executive.

The two candidates joined This Week in South Florida virtually for a lively discussion ahead of next month’s election.

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."