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This Week in South Florida: Ken Russell

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – The City of Miami Commission consists of just five members, each with his or her own little fiefdom to rule over. In-fighting among commissioners is a constant. The quarreling reached a pitched level last week when Commissioner Ken Russell, who’s leaving office in January, tried...
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Ken Russell storms out of Miami City Commission meeting after 'resigning'

MIAMI -- City of Miami Commissioner Ken Russell, set to leave office early next month, hastily announced that he was quitting the panel on Thursday after two of his fellow commissioners suggested scrapping next month's scheduled meeting."You can expect my resignation to be re-written this afternoon and count it for today because I'm done."Russell stormed out upset. The December 8th meeting was supposed to be Russell's last as District 2 commissioner before he would officially step down after serving seven years.  After Russell left, the commission voted 3-1 to move the meeting to January.Russell spoke with CBS4 hours after his...
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Commercial Observer

Miami Commissioner Ken Russell On His New ESG Gig

Come January, Ken Russell will complete two terms as a Miami city commissioner. But though he’ll transition back to the private sector, he’s not quite letting go of his public-facing job entirely. Russell was recently hired as the first U.S. public sector outreach director for Longevity Partners, an...
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This Week in South Florida: Ken Russell

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – City of Miami Commissioner Ken Russell is looking to go to Washington. He started by running against Sen. Marco Rubio but decided to drop out of that race and back Democrat Val Demings instead. He then entered the race for Congress to flip District 27...
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PODCAST: Ken Russell talks running for Congress

Ken Russell is on the ballot in the Aug. 23 primary for the U.S. House seat covering Miami and Key Biscayne. But as a City of Miami commissioner ending his term, he’s been involved in many big issues that have caused tensions between the neighboring communities, including events like the Ultra Music Festival and the […]
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‘Ken has the track record of getting things done’: 15 leaders back Ken Russell for Congress

‘Ken will be a great Representative — an elected official who understands both what needs to be done and how to do it.’. Democratic Miami City Commissioner Ken Russell has added 15 current and former elected officials from across the state to a growing list of people and organizations backing his campaign to flip Florida’s 27th Congressional District blue this year.
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Big assist: Udonis Haslem endorses Ken Russell for Congress

Democratic Miami Commissioner Ken Russell’s campaign for Congress just got an assist from the longest tenured Heat player in the franchise’s history. In a video posted to Twitter, Heat veteran big man Udonis Haslem threw his support behind Russell, who is running to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. María Elvira Salazar in Florida’s 27th Congressional District.
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Ken Russell catches another viral wave on TikTok with videos targeting sea polluters

Russell's following on TikTok has increased nearly tenfold since January. In early January, Florida Politics reported on how Democratic Miami Commissioner Ken Russell was harnessing the video-based social media app TikTok to broaden his exposure and reach younger, more digitally engaged voters as he seeks federal office. At the time,...
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Poll shows Ken Russell in ‘dead heat’ with María Elvira Salazar for CD 27 seat

Russell and Salazar are separated by just 2 percentage points, newly released survey numbers show. A new survey of voters in Florida’s 27th Congressional District shows Democratic Miami Commissioner Ken Russell within striking distance of incumbent Republican Rep. María Elvira Salazar. The survey, commissioned by Russell’s campaign and...
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Three local labor unions back Ken Russell for Congress

He’ll face Miami-Dade County Commissioner Eileen Higgins in the CD 27 Democratic Primary. Miami City Commissioner Ken Russell announced a trio of labor union endorsements Monday as he campaigns for Florida’s 27th Congressional District, and Russell doubled down on his commitment to improve affordability, equality and environmental resilience in South Florida.
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CBS News

Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Ken Russell

Jim DeFede went one-on-one with Ken Russell about his just announced run for U.S. Congress against Republican Maria Elvira Salazar. The Miami City Commissioner was running for the U.S. Senate, challenging Val Demings to be the Democratic nominee to run against Sen. Marco Rubio in November. Russell discussed why the...
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Ken Russell leaves Senate race, announces congressional bid

Val Demings “has a better chance of wining this race than I do right now.”. Democratic candidate Ken Russell will no longer compete with Democratic Rep. Val Demings’ Senate campaign — and will instead seek to oust GOP U.S Rep. María Elvira Salazar in CD 27.
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Ken Russell leaves Senate race, announces congressional bid

Val Demings "has a better chance of wining this race than I do right now." Democratic candidate Ken Russell will no longer compete with Democratic Rep. Val Demings’ Senate campaign — and will instead seek to oust GOP U.S Rep. María Elvira Salazar in CD 27. Russell...
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Ken Russell Challenging Elvira Salazar in CD27 Race

Florida Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar (R) first emerged as a political candidate in the 2018 midterm election, losing to Florida Rep. Donna Shalala (D). In a rematch, Rep. Elvira Salazar then won the congressional race against Shalala in 2020. Since then, she has remained a vocal supporter of President Trump while also advocating to address concerns at the Southern border, which has attracted critics from both aisles of the political landscape. In the upcoming 2022 midterm election, the Florida Republican now faces Republican and Democratic opponents as Commissioner Ken Russell has entered the race to unseat Elvira Salazar.
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Miami’s Joe Carollo attacks Ken Russell to deflect his conflict in redistricting

Apparently, Ladra hit a nerve with the story about how his $2.7 million house on Morris Lane in Coconut Grove — the one he had to prove he didn’t live in so he could keep his seat when he won in 20`17 — has been drawn very deliberately into his district. It looks like a little dingleberry or hemorrhoid hanging there awkwardly. His house is at the very end of it.
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Harnessing TikTok, U.S. Senate candidate Ken Russell crosses $1M

'I was just telling my story, and then suddenly donations started coming in...'. Miami Commissioner Ken Russell’s bid to unseat U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio crossed the $1 million mark over the New Year’s holiday weekend — with a healthy push from TikTok users. Russell told Florida Politics...
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Commissioner Ken Russell Allocated $1.1M of American Rescue Plan

City of Miami Commissioner Ken Russell has allocated up to $1.1 million dollars of District 2’s ARPA funding to provide a bonus payment to city employees who provided essential activities throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. An average payment of approximately $1000 will be made to more than 940 city employees in recognition of their vital efforts on behalf of Miami residents during one of the most trying times in the city’s history.
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