The race to supplant Miami Beach Mayor Matti Bower in the center seat-throne of the city commission dais was shaken up last week when Jerry Libbin announced he was withdrawing from the race.
With no notable advance warning, the Libbin campaign issued a press release last Wednesday night, July 24, announcing the decision.
“I am immediately suspending my campaign for Miami Beach Mayor and withdrawing from the race. I do so with a heavy heart, and after extensive talks with my family and closest supporters,” asserted the press release, which was stamped with the signature of Libbin, a current Beach commissioner. “As my campaign was about to enter a new, more intense phase in the coming weeks, I realized I would be stretched too thin. When I take on a new challenge, I put everything I have into it. Unfortunately,….. http://miamisunpost.com/shake-up/