Meet Six Candidates for the City of Miami Commission, District 2.

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A special election has been called for the City of Miami Commission, District 2, on February 27. Please join us for an enlightening discussion with the six candidates whom many Downtown residents consider more attuned to the Urban Core issues.

The Downtown Candidates Forum will take place at the auditorium/theater in 900 Biscayne Bay, across Maurice Ferre Park and the Frost Science Museum. Tuesday February 7, 6–8 pm.

We have asked residents to send questions for the candidates. We have already received dozens of questions and commentaries. If you wish to add yours, please send to


We have invited six candidates, alphabetically, left to right: Sabina Covo, Eddy Leal, Max Martinez, Christi Tasker, James Torres and Martin Ziber.

Sabina Covo is a former investigative journalist and small business owner. She lives in Coconut Grove.

Eddy Leal is a lawyer who has worked in the office of Mayor Francis Suarez. He lives in Brickell.

Max Martinez owns a marketing agency. He ran for mayor. He lives in Brickell Key.

Christi Tasker is a small business owner — home decor and fashion jewelry — and volunteers for the Alzheimer’s Association. She lives in the Brickell area.

James Torres serves as President of the Downtown Neighbors Alliance and works for Hotwire Communications as the director of business development. He lives in Downtown.

Martin Zilber is a lawyer who was elected twice Circuit Court Judge. He lives in Coconut Grove, where he has also been elected to the Coconut Village Council

The Candidates Forum


February 7, 2023. 6:00–8:00 pm. Reception to follow, featuring the distinguished pianist and jazz educator Jim Gasior.


900 Biscayne Bay Condominiums. 900 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, Fl. 33132.


RSVP is required — space is limited. Please do it promptly.


Former WSVN and CBS4 newsman Brian Andrews, a Downtown resident and Downtown News contributor.

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