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Republican Rep. Defeats Democrat Elect For Governor


Business INsider reports Republican Rep. Ron DeSantis defeated Florida's first-ever black nominee for governor, Tallahassee mayor Andrew Gillum, on Tuesday. It was a contentious — at times nasty— and closely-watched race. The race — widely viewed as a proxy war between the progressive left and the hard right — was also a victory for President Donald Trump, who threw his support behind DeSantis. Florida saw a surge in voter turnout, with a nine-point jump over the 2014 midterm elections.

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