David Richardson to Run for Miami Beach City Commission 

Photo: David Richardson, Via Facebook

DavidRichardson, the first openly gay person elected to the Florida Legislature, will run for the Miami Beach City Commission.

“Today, I would like to announce that I will be a candidate for Commissioner in Miami Beach, thank you for the support, I really appreciate it. Tengo un gran Corazon para ti, Muchas gracias!” he recently told a crowd gathered at the 4Ward Maimi 2019 Pa’Lante awards, where he was one of the honorees.

Richardsonwas elected to the Florida House’s 113th District in Miami in 2012. Since he ran unopposed in the general election, his victory was guaranteed. He served for 6 years.

In 2018 he decided to run for the U.S House to succeed Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. He lost to Donna Shalalain the democratic primary.