Sunny Isles Beach voters send mayoral candidates to runoff

Voters in Sunny Isles Beach sent two mayoral candidates to a runoff election — where they will decide who should serve the remainder of the term vacated by George “Bud” Scholl.

Scholl resigned from his position in August to focus on his full-time job as president and CEO of the OneBlood blood bank.

Current Commissioner Dana Goldman and Mayor Larisa “Laura” Svechin, who assumed mayoral duties on Sept. 1 pending Tuesday’s special election, will compete again on Nov. 16 to determine who will serve out the rest of the term, which ends in November 2022.

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