State Rep. Jim Waldman of Coconut Creek is the ex-husband of Broward lobbyist Aleida “Ali” Waldman, and the brother of developer Andrew Waldman.
Hayward J. Benson Jr., Lauderhill city commissioner, is the father of Hollywood City Manager Cameron Benson, who resigned last summer.
Broward County Commissioner Dale Holness of Lauderhill campaigned last year for his cousin, Jeptha “Jeff” Holness, a candidate for Plantation City Council. He lost.
Former state Rep. and Broward County Commission candidate Tim Ryan is the son of former state representative and state senator A.J. “Red” Ryan Jr., and is the grandson of A.J. Ryan Sr., who was a Hollywood commissioner. Ryan’s brother, Christopher Ryan, is city attorney for Pembroke Park.
Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Romney Rogers’ grandfather, Dwight Rogers, was a state representative and U.S. congressman, who was replaced in Congress after his death by Paul Rogers, Dwight’s brother.
Coral Springs Mayor Roy Gold’s brother is Broward Circuit Judge Marc H. Gold.