Best of Miami

Best of Miami 2009 Readers' Poll: Yes, We're Listening

For the most part, we've made our choices for this year's Best of Miami. Who won? Ha! You'll have to wait until June 11 to find out, but in the meantime, our Readers' Poll is open and awaiting your picks.

Can't say we remember the last time readers and the editorial staff agreed on a choice. For instance, last year our pick for Best Local Politician was Joe Garcia, for being "simply good at what he does." Our readers, on the other hand, disagreed and chose City of Miami Mayor Manny Diaz. Naturally, we assume the majority of these votes were submitted by Diaz's aides.

So take your time and cast your ballot in what is perhaps the second-most important election (yeah, texting your vote for an American Idol winner comes first).

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Jose D. Duran is the associate editor of Miami New Times. He's the strategist behind the publication's eyebrow-raising Facebook and Twitter feeds. He has also been reporting on Miami's cultural scene since 2006. He has a BS in journalism and will live in Miami as long as climate change permits.
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