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  Ferre, Maurice A.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
<-  2009-01-01  
 
NameMaurice A. Ferre
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Miami, Florida , United States
EmailNone
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Born June 23, 1935
DiedSeptember 19, 2019 (84 years)
ContributorQbanito
Last ModifedRBH
Sep 19, 2019 04:28pm
Tags Hispanic - Anti Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Anti-Social Security Privatization - Pro Free Trade -
Infoformer Miami Mayor 1978-1986.
former Miami-Dade County Commissioner 1993-1996.

Ferre was the first United States mayor born in Puerto Rico and the first Hispanic mayor of Miami.

From 1993 to 1996, Ferre was Vice-Chairman of the Dade County Board of Commissioners. He has been active in national political campaigns and he was a member of several presidential advisory boards. Ferre has also worked as a banker and business consultant and has held various research and teaching posts.

On December 20, 1995, Francisco Ferre Malaussena, Mariana Gomez de Ferre, and Felipe Antonio Ferre Gomez, the son, daughter-in-law, and grandson of Maurice Ferre, died when American Airlines Flight 965 crashed into a mountain in Colombia.

In November 2001, Maurice Ferre lost his bid to be reelected Mayor of Miami.

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  08/24/2010 FL US Senate - D Primary Lost 4.92% (-52.60%)
  08/31/2004 Miami-Dade County Mayor Lost 17.76% (-9.82%)
  11/13/2001 Miami Mayor Lost 44.75% (-10.50%)
  11/06/2001 Miami Mayor - Primary Won 31.42% (+7.69%)
  09/02/1996 Dade County Mayor - Primary Lost 20.74% (-16.04%)
  04/20/1993 Metro-Dade County Commissioner 07 Won 51.60% (+3.20%)
  03/16/1993 Metro-Dade County Commissioner 07 - Primary Won 30.38% (+8.12%)
  11/10/1987 Miami Mayor Lost 37.86% (-24.28%)
  11/03/1987 Miami Mayor - Primary Won 32.44% (+0.00%)
  11/05/1985 Miami Mayor - Primary Lost 26.75% (-2.17%)
  11/15/1983 Miami Mayor Won 54.78% (+9.57%)
  11/08/1983 Miami Mayor - Primary Won 42.51% (+0.38%)
  11/10/1981 Miami Mayor Won 55.86% (+11.72%)
  11/06/1979 Miami Mayor Won 51.79% (+21.77%)
  11/08/1977 Miami Mayor Won 71.09% (+53.29%)
  11/04/1975 Miami Mayor Won 84.77% (+69.54%)
  11/06/1973 Miami Mayor Won 50.20% (+17.61%)
ENDORSEMENTS
FL Governor - Nov 02, 2010 R Rick Scott
Miami-Dade County Mayor-Runoff - Nov 02, 2004 R Carlos Alvarez