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Wins and losses for Haitian American candidates in Florida races

Marleine Bastien
Supporters of Marleine Bastien arrive for an election night watch party to await the results of Tuesday’s election. Featured in the photo is Tessa Petit, co-executive director of Florida Immigrant Coalition, endorsed various candidates including Marleine Bastien. Photo by: Ashley Miznazi

The Haitian Times 
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By Ashley Miznazi

MIAMI — Two Haitian American are heading to a runoff in November after tying for first place in the Miami-Dade County Commission District 2 race, while in Broward County, two Haitian American lost separate bids to become county commissioners.

Tuesday’s primary ballots included seats for state executive offices, United States senators and representatives, state legislators and local offices that vary by municipality. Here’s a roundup of results in the key races featuring Haitian American candidates on the Aug. 23 ballot. 

Miami-Dade County Commission

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