MIAMI (CBS4) – Early voting begins Monday in the race to find a successor for U.S. Representative Frederica Wilson in the Florida Senate. Voters can cast early ballots for the special election today through Sunday, February 27th.
The candidates in the special general election are outgoing state Rep. Oscar Braynon II, a Democrat, and former North Miami Mayor Joe Celestin, a Republican.
They are both vying to represent District 33, which spans from Overtown to Miami Gardens and includes portions of El Portal, Miami Shores and North Miami. About 70-percent of the district’s voters are registered Democrats.
Election Day is next Tuesday, March 1st.