The Rev. Richard P. Dunn II files to run again for Miami City Commission
The former city commissioner filed to run in November for the seat. The district runs from Overtown up into Little Haiti and Liberty City.
01/18/2013 6:54 PM
01/18/2013 6:55 PM
The Rev. Richard P. Dunn wants to once again represent Miami’s District 5.
The former city commissioner filed Thursday to run in November for the seat. The district runs from Overtown up into Little Haiti and Liberty City. So far, he’s the only person to qualify.
If elected, it would be the third time that Dunn — senior pastor at Faith Community Baptist Church in North Central Miami-Dade — has held the seat.
He held it briefly through appointment in the mid-‘90s when Commissioner Miller Dawkins was removed from office. Dunn also spent 19 months, from January 2010 to August 2011, filling in for Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones after she was removed from office while facing felony charges.
Dunn was originally appointed to Spence-Jones’s seat by the commission, then held onto it by winning election in November 2011.
Spence-Jones regained her seat in August 2011 after one of the felony cases was dropped, and she was found not guilty in the second. She is expected to run again.
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