The BIPAC Action Fund announced its endorsement of Maria Elvira Salazar for her election campaign to the U.S. House of Representatives in Florida's 27th congressional district on October 17, 2018.
After graduating the University of Miami with a B.A. in Communications, Maria Elvira Salazar acquired a Master’s in Public Administration from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. Maria Elvira’s passion for promoting news transparency and communicating salient national affairs continued as she served as Miami’s local reporter for Univision Network’s flagship station, Channel 23. With 35 years of experience of breaking-news coverage under her belt, Maria Elvira has now become one of the nation’s most recognized Latin American political affairs journalists for the U.S. Hispanic community.
Percent Candidate Party Votes Winner
51.8% Donna Shalala Dem 130,743 ✓
45.8% Maria Elvira Salazar GOP 115,588
2.5% Other 6,255