Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter

We’re going to talk about some of the races in Broward County.

READ MORE: SEE IT: Video Captures Man Stealing Pricey Jumbo Teddy Bear Outside Gables Restaurant

This is the first election since the massacre at Stoneman Douglas and it is clear that tragedy is having an impact on a variety of races.

Let’s start with the school board race in Broward.

READ MORE: Moped Crash On County Line Road Leaves One Dead, One In Critical Condition

We have the mother of one of the Parkland victims and the father of another both running for a seat.

Lori Alhadeff’s daughter, Alyssa, and Ryan Petty’s daughter, Alaina, were among the 17 who died on February 14th of this year.

MORE NEWS: Business, Community Leaders Express Support For Broward Superintendent Robert Runcie

DeFede is also joined by David Smiley, a reporter with the Miami Herald covering politics, and Marc Caputo, a senior writer with Politico.

Jim DeFede