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The State Rep Versus the Frog Puppet: Election Day Races You Should Know About

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The State Rep Versus the Ventriloquist/Sex Shop Employee

District 105, which includes parts of Miramar, the southern part of Collier County, and the northeastern part of Miami-Dade County, features a race between state Rep. Carlos Trujillo (R) and Carlos A. Pereira, a Venezuelan man who has a ventriloquist act with a frog puppet named Gochirila. Oh, and he once worked at Hollywood Spice.

The district is largely Hispanic, with an overall population of 157,000.

Trujillo, the incumbent, has been in politics since 2010 and has held the District 105 office since first being elected in 2012.

No word if Pereira will have Gochirila vote for bills and measures in his place, should he (they?) be elected.



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