Eileen Higgins, center, candidate for vacant Miami-Dade County Commission District 5 seat, reacts with campaign communications director Guillermo Perez, left, after learning the first results of the special election during a party at American Social in Brickell on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.
Eileen Higgins, center, candidate for vacant Miami-Dade County Commission District 5 seat, reacts with campaign communications director Guillermo Perez, left, after learning the first results of the special election during a party at American Social in Brickell on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Sam Navarro snavarro@miamiherald.com
Eileen Higgins, center, candidate for vacant Miami-Dade County Commission District 5 seat, reacts with campaign communications director Guillermo Perez, left, after learning the first results of the special election during a party at American Social in Brickell on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Sam Navarro snavarro@miamiherald.com

Rs and Ds aren't supposed to matter in local races. That's changing in Miami-Dade.

June 22, 2018 09:41 PM