General elections held for two Hialeah City Council districts

The city of Hialeah, Fla., held general elections on Nov. 16 for two seats on the city council. Candidates in Group VI and Group VII advanced from the primary on Nov. 2. Elections for the Group V seat and the mayorship were concluded in the primary after a candidate in each race earned more than 50% of the vote.

  • In the Group VI general election, Bryan Calvo defeated Angelica Pacheco, earning 67.5% of the vote. According to unofficial results, Calvo received 5,761 votes to Pacheco’s 2,777.
  • In the Group VII general election, Luis Rodriguez defeated Maylin Villalonga, earning 76.6% of the vote. According to unofficial results, Rodriguez received 6,514 votes to Villalonga’s 1,989.

Hialeah is the fifth-largest city in Florida and the 88th-largest city in the U.S. by population. There are seven seats on the Hialeah City Council. Members of the city council are elected to four-year terms.

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