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Race for Tampa Mayor: Mike Suarez candidate profile

Posted at 1:35 PM, Feb 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-25 13:35:40-05

TAMPA, Fla. — Seven candidates are in the race to be the City of Tampa’s next Mayor. Election Day is March 5, but eligible voters can cast their ballots as early as Feb. 25.

Early voting begins on Feb. 25 and goes until March 3. Click here for early voting locations.

ABC Action News reporter Carson Chambers invited each candidate to sit down with her and answer the same questions.

ABC Action News is posting each one-on-one interview, so you can understand the candidates’ stances and solutions regarding pressing issues like transportation, infrastructure and affordable housing.

Mike Suarez is a third generation Tampa native and an insurance agency owner. He was elected to Tampa City Council in 2011 and re-elected in 2015.

His campaign website is