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This Week in South Florida: Former Miami Mayor Manny Diaz

2020 election losses set off a scramble for new leadership at the Florida Democratic Party, and the winner was former Miami Mayor Manny Diaz.

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – The 2020 Election was not kind to Florida Democrats.

They lost two congressional seats and a state Senate race in Miami-Dade County by a handful of votes.

Those losses set off a scramble for new leadership at the Florida Democratic Party, and the winner was former Miami Mayor Manny Diaz.

He joined This Week in South Florida hosts Michael Putney and Glenna Milberg and their discussion 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."