New faces this morning on the Hialeah City Council (includes video story)

The city of Hialeah conducted its city council primary election for groups I and IV yesterday.

The winning candidates for Hialeah council are Monica Nicole Perez in group I and Angelica Pacheco in group IV. 

Perez has been serving in the city council since 2019 but is also a teacher and is currently president. Pacheco is a nurse and a small business owner. She ran for city council in 2022 but lost in a runoff. 

Voter turnout this year was not high, so voting by mail played a pivotal role.

“Coming out to vote in the city of Hialeah is important,” said Perez while visiting the John F. Kennedy Memorial Library. “Our election is important.

Katherine Miranda is a senior majoring in broadcast journalism with a music business certificate and dance minor. After graduation she hopes to land a job at a radio station as an art and entertainment journalist.