By Sam Bojarski

Florida’s Aug. 18 primary election saw at least 20 Haitian American candidates run for federal, state and local office. 

Marie Woodson, who seeks to represent Florida House District 101, or Broward County, was one of the day’s biggest winners. 

Four of Florida’s 2020 Haitian American candidates.

The Miami Herald has reported that community leader Gepsie Metellus is headed for a runoff election for Miami-Dade County Commission in November. 


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Sam Bojarski

Sam is a reporter for The Haitian Times and a 2020 Report for America fellow. He has covered Haiti and its diaspora since 2018. His work has also appeared in USA Today, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and...