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Dan Gelber Endorsed by Former Miami Beach Commissioner Nancy Liebman for Miami Beach Mayor

Miami Beach, Fla. – The Gelber for Mayor campaign today announced that Dan Gelber received the endorsement of former Miami Beach Commissioner Nancy Liebman. This endorsement comes as the campaign kicks off a resident focused effort that delivers on a strong vision for Miami Beach.
Nancy Liebman, Founder and President of Miami Beach United said,  “I am proud to stand with Dan Gelber in his campaign for Mayor of Miami Beach and I had always hoped that Dan would someday be our Mayor. Dan is a true public servant who has consistently fought for the people of Miami Beach and the values we hold dear. Dan is not only an experienced and honest leader, but he is an example of the best that Miami Beach has to offer in its residents. He has tremendous experience as a community leader and will move his community forward to its deserving future. He will be an excellent Mayor.”

Dan Gelber shared, “I am extremely grateful to have Nancy Liebman’s support and for her to be with me on this exciting journey. Nancy is a pillar of the Miami Beach community. Her life has been an example of standing up for what is right. I look forward to working to create an honest and open government in City Hall, and safeguarding the livability of our community against threats such as over-development and climate change.”

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Born on Miami Beach, Dan Gelber was raised on the principles of serving his community and learned by watching his father, respected former Miami Beach Mayor Seymour Gelber, and his mother, beloved Beach High Spanish Teacher Edith Gelber. Dan lived these principles through service as a federal prosecutor for nearly a decade, handling corruption prosecutions, hate crimes and becoming a decorated top deputy. Having also served as a State Representative, unanimous Democratic House Minority Leader, and State Senator for Miami Beach, Dan embodies the experienced leadership we need in City Hall. Dan’s passion for his community and strong work ethic can be seen in his commitment to an honest and open government, protecting the environment, strengthening public schools, and fighting for LGBTQ rights and equality for all. A Big Brother in the Big Brothers program for decades he is prepared to be the Mayor our City needs. Learn more about Dan by visiting dangelber.com.