West Miami-Dade

Candidates unopposed, no 2016 city elections in West Miami

Residents in West Miami will skip the polls this year for April’s city elections.

All incumbents running for the three seats up for grabs including the mayors were uncontested.

The qualifying period ended Feb. 26. The elections were set to take place April 12.

Mayor Eduardo Muhiña, who has served in the position since 2009, ran unopposed.

Commissioners Candida Blanca and Luciano Suarez’s kept their seats, as they had no opposition, either.

The vice-mayor’s seat will be determined by lot on April 12. The swearing-in ceremony will be held 8 p.m. April 18 at the Commission chambers, 901 SW 62 Ave.