Miami Herald

Miami yo-yo maven emerges as dark-horse commission candidate

by David Smiley

Russell has emerged from out of nowhere as a dark horse in the race to represent the neighborhoods bordering Biscayne Bay, from Coconut Grove north to Morningside.

“Sometimes the calculus is, will they win? Can they win? To me the calculus is should he win?” said veteran Miami publicist Seth Gordon, who says Russell is the best candidate in the race.

So does Russell have a shot? “I think he does,” Gordon said.

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