Politics

Broward Primary: Races You Should Know About Before Voting

As you may very well know, Tuesday is the big Primary Elections Day. And while it's not superfancy like November elections, it's pretty damned important. Mainly because Tuesday will decide who faces whom come November, when things start to get real.

Primary days usually have low turnout, but it's still an important day for many candidates looking to get on the ballot and challenge incumbents and unseat the establishment.

There are plenty of local races going down (you can see a fill list of each race here).

But there are some particular races you should be aware of, particularly races featuring some savory and not-so-savory characters. These are people vying for powerful positions who could very well be making policy decisions for us all in the coming years. It's important to get the full scoop rather than just punching in the names of people you've never heard of so you can get out of the voting booth as fast as possible.

Some are known to be racists, others have been busted for driving while under the influence, while others are just plumb crazy.

So here are several Broward races you should know about before you cast your vote on Tuesday: