Miami Beach mayor won’t run for re-election

MIAMI BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine will not run for re-election in November.

He announced the decision in a video posted online, Thursday morning, in which he also listed his accomplishments and highlights from his last two terms as mayor of Miami Beach.

“Today, as I enter the final year of my second term, I want you to know that it will also be my last,” Levine said. “As for me, I intend to explore new avenues for the future, to learn how I can best serve our community and our state.”

Levine said he plans to travel across the state to learn from, and listen to, Floridians.

There is speculation that he is considering a run for governor.

He said he will make his final decision in the spring.

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