Like a modern version of Fritz Lang's Metropolis, well-meaning people battle corrupt mechanisms only to discover that the true enemies of democracy are human.
For 21 years, the King Mango Strut has been a countercultural rebuke to Miami political chicanery
Hialeah's Raul Martinez: "I don't need a machine"
Activists say the effort to overturn the county's gay-rights ordinance isn't political; it's criminal
And it doesn't get any messier than a gaggle of Democrats gathering to elect their own leaders
Guess who's coming to vote? Guess again.
Three scenes from a botched election
Master of his domains
Colombia's immigrant population is finally seeking a political power base in Miami-Dade
From the issue of July 27, 2000
A power-crazed mayor, angry citizens, a state attorney's investigation. Is this any way to run a city?
Miami-Dade's election workers are overworked, underpaid, and years behind
Election time in Sweetwater is just another pretext for this rancorous city to go nuts
Want to know what makes Miami's mayor really mad? Voter fraud, that's what.
The Florida Elections Commission and the Florida Bar. Maybe the FBI, too. For a man who won automatic re-election, Metro Commissioner James Burke seems to have a lot of explaining to do.
Dade GOP officials have spoken, and Metro Commissioner Bruce Kaplan doesn't like what they said