On 2013 in Miami Dade County there are going to be municipals elections in 15 of the 35 municipalities. Including the 3 major cities Miami, Hialeah, Miami Beach, if you are interested in running for office here are some useful advices
1- Get a copy of the city charter.
2- Get a copy of the budge.
3-Have a detailed knowledge off the geography of the city.
4- Have a comprehensive knowledge of the demographic of the city.