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Haitian-American Woman Looks to Unseat Hastings in Florida Primary

Sheila Cherfilus- McCormick

By Lisa Dumas

Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick is not your average Democrat. 

Cherfilus-McCormick is a first-generation Haitian American, and, although she’ll be running against incumbent heavyweight Alcee Hastings in Florida’s District 20 congressional primary next month, she  may also become a legend in her own right.

If she wins, the 39-year-old attorney, CEO, and healthcare-reform lobbyist will become the second Haitian American  to be elected to Congress.

Haitian Times

Haitian Times

The Haitian Times was founded in 1999 as a weekly English language newspaper based in Brooklyn, NY.The newspaper is widely regarded as the most authoritative voice for Haitian Diaspora.
Haitian Times
Aug. 23, 2018