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CARLOS GIMENEZ: RECORD & BIOGRAPHY (Miami-Dade Mayoral Candidate – June 28, 2011)

Posted by FactReal on June 28, 2011

SHORT BIOGRAPHY
A quick view of this candidate’s experience, position on issues, legislations, votes, campaign finance, etc.
CARLOS GIMENEZ
● Was Miami-Dade County commissioner for District 7 from November 2, 2004 through April 12, 2011 when he resigned to run for county mayor.
● Was City of Miami manager from May 2000 to January 2003.
● Spent 25 years with City of Miami Dept. of Fire-Rescue: Started as firefighter at the age of 20. Was Miami’s fire chief the last nine years at the dept. (1991 – 2000)
● Completed his Bachelor’s Degree in public administration in 1999 at Barry University – Miami.
Will receive a $5 MILLION PENSION Paid by Taxpayers
Endorsed by Muslims, Gays, and Leftists
Endorsed by union
VOTES
Voted for SLOT MACHINES Contracts
Voted for Red Light Traffic Cameras
Wanted More Powers for Commissioners
Oversaw the Failed Transit System
Advanced the gay agenda
Proposed Pay Raises for Commissioners
Voted against offshore oil drilling
Proposed Pro-Global Warming resolutions but evidence shows man-made global Warming is a hoax
Voted for Amnesty for illegals and against SB1070 Arizona law
Voted against raising property taxes as proposed by then-mayor Carlos Alvarez, 9/23/2010
Voted against the Marlins ballpark
Voted to prohibit assault weapons (PDF)
Voted to tell people what to eat by prohibiting the County from using Trans Fat (PDF)
Voted to ban Trans Fats in restaurants (PDF)
Voted “Yes” for Michelle’s Obama intrusive “Obesity” campaign
(Michelle Obama’s Obesity Campaign is a power grab masquerading as a public health crusade)
Voted for more taxes: To eliminate loop hole preventing property transfers to be taxed (PDF)

CAMPAIGN FINANCES
Donations to his 2011 campaign for Miami-Dade County Mayor:
● Via Miami-Dade Election Department’s Voter Focus

Donations to his campaigns for Miami-Dade County Commissioner:
2004 | 2008

CANDIDATES’ RECORD:
Info for the June 28th election in Miami-Dade County:
Julio Robaina’s Record
Carlos Gimenez’s Record (detailed version)
(With links to primary sources)

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