The early and absentee ballot totals are coming in for Miami-Dade's three contested Congressional primaries and it looks like:
In the U.S. House District 24 race, Democratic Congresswoman Frederica Wilson will probably win with ease in. She leads Dr. Rudy Moise about 70% -31%.
In the Republican U.S. House District 23 race, Karen Harrington is blowing away her Republican rivals. She has 47% of the vote, leaving rivals Ozzie deFaria, Joe Kaufman and Gineen Bresso in the dust in Broward and Miami-Dade counties. The winner of this contest faces Congresswoman and National Democratic Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who is tough to beat and bested Harrington in 2010 -- a Republican wave year.
In the Democratic House District 26 race, Joe Garcia is nursing a comfortable but not insurmountable lead over Gloria Romero Roses, Gus Marin and Justin Lamar Sternad. Garcia has 55% of the vote to Romero Roses 31% in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. Miami-Dade was key for Garcia. Romero Roses beat him by four votes in Monroe. But she's not as well known as Garcia, who has run twice for Congress before. The winner faces Rep. David Rivera, who bested Garcia in 2010.
Garcia is ahead of Roses by 3,194. It's tough to see how she'll make that margin up on Election Day, considering Miami-Dade is about 90 percent of the district. But this is what elections are for.
In the U.S House District race, former West Palm Beach Mayor Lois Frankel is ahead of Broward County Commissioner Kristin Jacobs 62-38%.