APD Dale Miller has filed to run against Rick Scott’s most recent judicial appointment, Nina Di Pietro. The filing is here.
Di Pietro is not eligible for the standard two-year grace period before having to defend her seat at the polls, due to the timing of Gisele Pollack’s resignation. She’s up with the rest of the 2016 judges.
The controversial appointment of Di Pietro has sparked more than the usual grousing concerning cronyism and nepotism in courthouse circles, and other candidates could also end up filing in the race. Husband David Di Pietro, chair of the North Broward Hospital District, will most likely see his fundraising abilities put to the test.
2016 is shaping up to be an interesting election cycle, even before Pollack’s replacement has been sworn in …