Three incumbent judges will shortly be facing a challenge in 2016.
As previously announced, Dale Miller has filed to run against Nina Di Pietro, who was sworn in by Peter Weinstein this morning. As far as anyone can remember, Di Pietro is the first sitting judge in Broward to receive an opponent before taking the bench.
Michael Dye has filed to run against Hope Tieman Bristol. His paperwork posted this afternoon over at the Division of Elections.
Lastly, Sam Lopez confirmed earlier today he will be running against Mike Gates. Rumors of Gates’ retirement are apparently not true, so let’s see if Lopez stays put.
In open seat news, Adriana Alcalde has filed to run against Betsy Benson in the county court seat being vacated by Linda Pratt …