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Deede Weithorn



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State Representatives Dan Gelber and Louis Garcia

County Commissioner Sally Heyman
County Commissioner Katy Sorenson
North Bay Village Mayor Joe Geller
Aventura Mayor Susan Gottlieb
Miami-Dade Democratic Party
Former State Rep Elaine Bloom

Communications Workers of America (CWA) Union

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Of the five candidates in this race, Deede Weithorn is the standout. Her financial know-how and vision of a ''livable and sustainable community'' would benefit the Beach.

Ms. Weithorn, 49, is a Certified Public Accountant who has served on numerous city and civic boards. Her contributions on the Commission's Budget Advisory Committee helped the city manage state-mandated budget cuts this year. She has the skills to ensure tax dollars are not wasted. She wants to clean up the sidewalks and increase workforce housing. ''Miami Beach must be both a great place to visit and live,'' Ms. Weithorn says.

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