Miami Lakes Mayor Manny Cid supports Orlando Lamas in the HD 111 GOP primary
Mayor of Miami Lakes Manny cid says he will support the architect Orlando llamas in the race to replace the Republicans. Bryan Avila in house district 111.
Llamas compete against the Hialeah councilor in the Republican primary Vivian Casals-Munoz. With Avila faced with tenure restrictions in 2022, the two want to succeed the four-year legislature who passed the Speaker Pro Tempore Position in his last term.
Cid, who was first elected mayor of Miami Lakes in 2016, says he will support llamas in the campaign.
“Orlando represents a movement of workers conservatism that will ensure Florida continues to move in the right direction,” Cid said in a written statement.
“He has hands-on job creation experience as we need more local entrepreneurs and community leaders like Orlando in the Florida Legislature. His success in his architecture, construction and restaurant business shows that he is investing in our future and helping to shape it. “
Lamas attended the University of Florida for an undergraduate degree before earning a master’s degree in architecture from UF. Lamas has headed Three County Construction since 2000. In 2003 he started his own architecture office also.
Lamas also served on the board of directors of the Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board.
“Manny Cid’s strong leadership in Miami Lakes is a key element of the recipe for success in our region,” said Lamas in response to the confirmation. “I am truly honored to have his support and look forward to working with him and our other community leaders as we pursue an agenda for free markets, individual responsibility, and our water and natural resources.”
In its first two months as a candidate, Lamas raised nearly $ 52,000 in external cash. He’s also added more than $ 35,000 in loans to his campaign. That covers funds raised through April 30th.
Casals-Munoz, which applied for the seat in May, has not yet submitted its first financial report. Candidates and political committees have a deadline of June 10th to report all financial activity by May 31st.