… if there had been only one Haitian-American campaigning for the District 17 seat, instead of four, even in a primary field with nine candidates.
The Miami Herald broke down the unofficial primary results.
The unofficial results released Wednesday show that the four Haitian American candidates collectively got almost 20,000 votes in the Democratic primary — enough to defeat the winning candidate, state Sen. Frederica Wilson, a popular African American lawmaker. She garnered more than 16,500 votes in the safe Democratic seat held by Rep. Kendrick Meek, who won his party’s U.S. Senate nomination by trouncing real estate tycoon Jeff Greene.
Here was my look at the largest primary field in Florida in the midterm elections.