Miami Beach publicist Laura Rivero Levey isn’t giving up her bid for the Florida House just yet.
The Republican was disqualified from the District 113 race earlier this month, after a check she submitted to the Department of State bounced.
Without any other opposition, incumbent Rep. David Richardson, a Miami Beach Democrat, was automatically re-elected.
But Levey says the bank is responsible for the mishap — and the bank accepts the blame. Levey is suing Secretary of State Ken Detzner to have her candidacy reinstated.
"I hope I get back on the ballot," she told the Herald/Times. "It wouldn’t be fair to my constituents if they were not given a choice."
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