This story was updated at 7:44 p.m. on Thursday, March 18.
A lawsuit that claims County Commissioner Eddie Martinez did not live in the required district during his campaign and election heated up in recent weeks, when Martinez’s adult stepdaughter filed a sworn affidavit stating Martinez did not live in Key West during the campaign or 2020 election.
“A week or so after Eddie’s election, I asked my mom ‘what was next’ regarding Eddie being a county commissioner,” Martinez’s stepdaughter Natalie Guerra, 24, states in a sworn and notarized affidavit dated Feb 9, 2021. “She told me that they were looking for a place to live in Key West.
“On occasion Eddie said that if anyone questioned where he lived during the campaign, he planned to tell them that he lived at his Truman office, even though it was not true. He said that he would tell people that he had this business in Key West for a while before the election, so they won’t