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Ryan NicolMay 23, 2018

The race for the Miami-Dade County Commission District 5 seat is headed to a runoff after a surprising first-place showing from business owner and first-time political candidate Eileen Higgins. Higgins, who was backed by Democratic party leaders in South Florida, ended up with just under 35 percent support. That bested Zoraida Barreiro, whose husband held the […]

Peter SchorschApril 12, 2018

Former Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Garcia is mulling a run in the special election for the District 5 seat on the Miami-Dade County Commission, according to several South Florida politicos. The District 5 seat is vacant due to the exit of Republican Bruno Barreiro, who left the job to run full-time for Florida’s 27th Congressional […]


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