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Does He Live Where He Has To? Newly Elected Keys Politician Faces Suit Over Residency

Incumbent Monroe County Commissioner Heather Carruthers, left, was defeated by Republican Eddie Martinez
Incumbent Monroe County Commissioner Heather Carruthers, left, was defeated by Republican Eddie Martinez

Eddie Martinez was sworn in this month in as the new District 3 Monroe County commissioner.

And the results of the Nov. 3 election, in which he narrowly beat incumbent Heather Carruthers, have been certified by the supervisor of elections.

But Carruthers, a Democrat who held the post since 2008, wants a court to oust Martinez, a Republican, from office.

Read more at our news partner the Miami Herald.