Marleine Bastien wins District 2 seat on Miami-Dade Commission

After decades of community service and government advocacy, nonprofit director Marleine Bastien is headed to County Hall to take the District 2 seat on the Miami-Dade Commission.

She is the first Haitian American woman to win a seat on the Board.

Bastien on Tuesday won a runoff race against two-term North Miami Mayor Philippe Bien-Aime to succeed longtime Miami-Dade Commissioner Jean Monestime.

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