Yolly Roberson Kicks Off House Bid Against Crowded Field, Including Her Ex-Husband
With Kendrick Meek resigning to seek a Senate seat, Florida's 17th congressional district will have its first non-Meek representative since 1993. District 17, with a Cook pvi of D+34, is one of the most Democratic leaning districts in the entire nation, so the real race is poised to take place in the Democratic primary.
The fun part is that Roberson and Brutus used to be husband and wife, not to mention law partners. Needless to say, they're not on the best of terms.
Though, if either is elected they'd be the first Haitian-American to serve in the US House.
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