Annette Taddeo, Ken Russell battle atop three-way Democratic Primary for CD 27

Florida’s 27th Congressional District spanning southeast Miami-Dade County is the battleground of Primary races between three Democrats and two Republicans, each vying to represent their political party at the ballot box this November.

On the GOP side, the odds-on favorite is incumbent U.S. Rep. María Elvira Salazar, a decorated broadcast journalist turned politician who flipped the CD 27 seat blue two years ago. She faces Frank Polo, a local community leader and Donald Trump loyalist who contends Salazar is a “Republican in name only” because she has occasionally voted with Democrats in Congress, including approving the Jan. 6 Commission.

The Democratic

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