Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The 2014 District 8 race blow by blow. By Geniusofdespair

It is 10pm still up in the air....Bell has 47.91% and Levine Cava has 52.09. I give it to Levine Cava becauSe my battery is dead!!!


Daniella Levine Cava and her son yesterday.
10:50am: I am getting a late start but I will be reporting all day....when I finally get there.

12:45pm: No one from staff is talking at Daniella Levine Cava headquarters. Only one brave soul let me take his picture.

1:00pm: Daniella Levine Cava said she was cautiously optimistic.  The top 25 districts are having good turnout but she's not making any predictions till the end of the day.

Lynda Bell has poll workers in T-shirts insinuating that the police support her and visa versa. Daniella is endorsed by the police.

1:40pm Pouring rain.

 2:00pm sunny here at Coral Reef  library. A fire fighter told me John Rivera got rid of all the phony black t shirts--- impersonating a police officer. The police endorsed Daniella Levine Cava. Actually Rivera just asked them if they were police officers and the next thing he knew they were gone.


People are voting here. 2:23pm: 60 people. This is a busy precinct too.

3:20 pm in the last District 8 election 43,212 people voted (but remember in 2010 it was a runoff for in November in a Governor race year, so more people votes). There are about 57 precincts. As of yesterday about 121,000 people voted absentee and early voting in the entire county.

Feller community room at the Palmetto Bay Library 3:40 pm.  The guy out front estimates about 70 people voted at most.

4:00pm  Centennial Middle School - the estimate here is 60 voters by the guard and someone here since 7.
4:17 Whigham Elementary- wouldn't tell me an estimate --- booo oh now I got it 30 to 60.

5:00 Got in trouble for peeing in Cutler Bay at a precinct. It is so unfair not being allowed to pee. I am not even working on a campaign. I had my nifty Colorado shirt on -- not even the one that says Rocky Mountain High. It is a national Park T Shirt. Anyway campaign workers dropped off are left with bushes sometimes if they are there all day.

5:46 St. Richards Parish, Palmetto Bay. 300 voted. Lynda Bell called me pure Venom, at least I am pure.

7:24 pm Lynda Bell is winning in absentee ballots: 3,596 to Daniella's 3,068. At the Feller Community center Lynda Bell got 99 and Levine Cava got 93. Early voting Bell got 1,418 to Levine Cava's 2,313. Without today's vote Daniella is winning 5,393 to 5,014....51.82% to 48.18%. Lynda Bell got 54 to Daniella's 91 at Coral Reef Park. St. Richards Paalmetto Bay Lynda Bell 36 Daniella Levine Cava 53. Coral Reef Library 40 Lynda 38 Daniella. Methodist church 81 Danniella to 58 Lynda. Perrine Peters.

I am at Daniella's victory party 9:26pm. No victory yet but Daniella is ahead.

21 comments:

Anonymous said...

Dead quiet in Homestead.
Bell nowhere to be found.
Neither camp has much of a contingent at Homestead Community Center, South Dade Baptist Church of Bell's church ( where she won huge in 2010) in a precinct that never otherwise votes...

Anonymous said...

Thanks Genius. Some of us who are out of town will be depending on you to pass along news and results.

Anonymous said...

Bell is at Sr Richards Church in Palmetto Bay

Anonymous said...

You are the deciding vote, YES YOU, and you haven't voted yet. What are you waiting for?

Anonymous said...

I worked a precinct in Palmetto Bay this morning. The vote was about 3 to 1 in favor of Daniella. Very encouraging.

Anonymous said...

Did Rivera get rid of their cars, guns and badges too?
How infantile.

Anonymous said...

I hope DLC prevails but I will never let my first amendment rights be trampled by a union boss or any thing as trivial (in the scheme of things when compared to a citizens right to freedom of expression)as a county commission race my choice to wear any shirt that I want. Impersonating a police officer requires several affirmative actions, not based on wearing a T-shirt.

Anonymous said...

hopefully you were joking about boss JR and the black t - shirts-- i just freak out when govt/or a private party tries to take away freedom expression in the public square

Anonymous said...

ugh - I just left coral reef and saw Lynda Bell with that nutty tea partier, JC Planas. He was also there working for that judicial young kid, Veronica Diaz.

Anonymous said...

The black shirt was expressing a lie. If I were a police officer I also would be angry.

Anonymous said...

republicans are turning out 5:1 too bad joe garcia did not have a primary opponent. that would have helped levine-cava.

Anonymous said...

Makes no difference. Rublicans hate and are ashamed of Bell. They are voting for Daniella. I predict 75 percent to 25 percent in favor of Daniella

Anonymous said...

What a shitty underhanded thing to do Lynda Bell and those shirts proves it.

Anonymous said...

Bell and her crappy voting record can go retire in some trailer park south of Homestead.

Anonymous said...

These are paid people. At two locations I know of, somebody offered the paid idiots money to go home and they did. Classic.

Anonymous said...

Cava ran a well organized campaign. She is very bright. She is ethical. Cava deserves to win.

Anonymous said...

SHE WON!!!

Anonymous said...

Yay for Miami-Dade County! There is hope for us yet!

Anonymous said...

Bell and her family can now go grifting with the Palins!

Anonymous said...

Cava needs to assemble a first class team to legislate. Her campaign team was excellent. Now she needs to hire a staff that is prepared to do battle with the County entranched special interests.

Anonymous said...

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh! Life is good.