Phillip Stoddard has won Tuesday's South Miami mayoral race after a tough, controversial campaign in which misconduct allegations were made against him.
Stoddard is a four-term mayor who faced against former mayor Horace Feliu. Stoddard received 56.91 percent of votes, defeating Feliu's 43.09 percent on Tuesday.
Miami-Dade County Elections said 2,156 people voted, which represents a voter turnout of 28.68 percent.
However, days prior to the contest, former South Miami Commissioner Valerie Newman affected the race by releasing a robocall in which she accused Stoddard of forcibly kissing her several years ago around Thanksgiving time.
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Stoddard denied the accusations. Feliu said he believes the accusations are true but said he had no part in the robocall.