Florida Politics: “Ruth’s List Florida backs Kassandra Timothe in North Miami City Council runoff “

Timothe and former Mayor Kevin Burns will face off in the District 2 runoff June 1.

Ruth’s List Florida is endorsing North Miami City Council candidate Kassandra Timothe ahead of next week’s District 2 runoff.

The District 2 contest was originally on the ballot earlier this month. But the seven-person field made it difficult for any candidate to secure the more than 50% vote share needed to win the seat outright.

Timothe, who formerly served as the North Miami Public Information Officer, placed first with nearly 34% of the vote. Former Mayor Kevin Burns placed second with just under 24% of the vote, narrowly topping retired doctor Hector Medina, who earned more than 22% support.

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