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Two veteran Miami Beach politicians file to run for City Commission



Former Miami Beach City Commissioner Kristen Rosen Gonzalez didn’t stay away from local politics for long.

On Monday, two months after stepping down from the commission, Rosen Gonzalez filed to run for her old seat. She was forced to submit her resignation last year when she ran for Congress in order to comply with an expanded state resign-to-run law, but she did not have to leave office until January.

“I’m back,” Rosen Gonzalez, who was first elected in 2015, announced in a press release. “I am returning to fight the special interests who threaten our quality of life with overdevelopment.”

Former State Rep. David Richardson is also jumping back into local politics.

Read more here.