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With strong Hialeah backing, Mitt Romney shows off Miami-Dade leadership team

If the Hialeah City Council could pick presidents, Mitt Romney would be commander in chief. A majority of the elected leaders -- and the mayor -- in the large, Hispanic city have endorsed. From a press release:

Boston, MA – In a show of overwhelming strength in Miami-Dade County, the Mitt Romney campaign today announced the support of a list of local elected officials who have endorsed Mitt Romney for President.

“I am proud to have the support of these respected leaders,” said Mitt Romney. “Like me, these leaders believe that our President has failed to lead, and stand ready to join our effort to restore prosperity to America, so the hard-working people and families in every corner of our nation can find jobs and move forward.”

“Mitt Romney is a committed conservative who believes in the American Dream, and we believe in him,” said Hialeah Mayor Carlos Hernandez. “Governor Romney is principled, hard-working, and honest; and he has the real-world experience necessary to bring our country out of economic recession. We are proud to endorse him and support his candidacy.”

The following leaders have endorsed Governor Romney for President:

Ana Rivas Logan, State Representative

Anitere Flores, State Senator

Carlos Hernandez, Mayor of Hialeah

Dan Espino, Vice-Mayor of Miami Springs

Eddy Gonzalez, State Representative

Isis Garcia-Martinez, Hialeah City Councilwoman

Jeanette Nunez, State Representative

Jose “Pepe” Diaz, Miami-Dade County Commissioner

Jose Bermudez, Mayor of Doral

Jose Caragol, Hialeah City Councilman

Jose Felix Diaz, State Representative

Jose Oliva, State Representative

Katharine Cue, Hialeah City Councilwoman

Luis Gonzalez, Hialeah City Councilman

Michael Pizzi, Mayor of Miami Lakes

Nelson Hernandez, Miami Lakes City Councilman

Paul Hernandez, Hialeah City Councilman

Pete Cabrera, Doral Councilman

Tim Daubert, Miami Lakes City Councilman

Zavier Garcia, Mayor of Miami Springs