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Carlos Hernandez
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Mayor of Hialeah, Florida
In office
May 23, 2011-Present
Term ends
Years in position 3
Base salary$150,000
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
City Council of Hialeah, Florida
BirthdayMarch 8, 1961
Office website
Carlos Hernandez is the current mayor of Hialeah, Florida. He won re-election on November 5, 2013 with more than 80 percent of the vote.[1]


Born in Camaguey, Cuba, Hernandez grew up in Hialeah, Florida and graduated from Saint Thomas University with a Bachelor's Degree in Organizational Leadership. He served on the Hialeah City Council from 2005-2011 before he was appointed mayor.[2]



See also: Hialeah mayoral election, 2013

Hernandez ran in the 2013 election for mayor of Hialeah, Florida. He defeated Julio J. Martinez and Juan Santana in the nonpartisan primary on November 5, 2013.[3][4]

Mayor of Hialeah, Florida, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Non-partisan Green check mark transparent.pngCarlos Hernandez Incumbent 81.2% 14,823
     Non-partisan Julio Martinez 15.7% 2,864
     Non-partisan Juana Santana 3.1% 566
Total Votes 18,253
Source: Miami Dade County Board of Elections


On November 15, 2011, Hernandez defeated former mayor Raul Martinez.[5]

Mayor of Hialeah, Florida, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Non-partisan Green check mark transparent.pngCarlos Hernandez Incumbent 60.9% 19,055
     Non-partisan Raul Martinez 39.1% 12,239
Total Votes 31,294

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Hernandez has a wife, Nancy. They have two children.[2]

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Mayor of Hialeah, Florida
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Preceded by
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