TV journalist Maria Salazar (R) filed to run for retiring Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen’s (R) open seat. Republicans have struggled to find a top candidate to run in the South Florida district, which backed Hillary Clinton by 20 points. Ros-Lehtinen personally met with Salazar to encourage her to enter. (FEC)
There are several Democrats running for the seat, including state Sen. Jose Javier Rodriguez and state Rep. David Richardson.