Sophia Lacayo’s Miami-Dade Commission campaign is riddled with red flags

The election for Miami-Dade County Commission is less than a month away, and the race for District 12, which includes the cities of Doral, Sweetwater and parts of Hialeah, is heating up.

This is the first time in twenty years that there will be a new face in this seat, as Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz has held the seat since 2002.

In District 12, Doral Mayor Juan Carlos Bermudez faces former Sweetwater Commissioner Sophia Lacayo.

Lacayo had a brief stint in politics when she was elected Commissioner of Sweetwater in 2019 and was quickly removed from office and charged with perjury

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