Crist, Demings, Lawson Going To Congress

Crist, Demings, Lawson going to Congress

Here’s a roundup of political races of interest around the state.
U.S. CongressFlorida voters on Tuesday sent a former governor to Congress and called home a 24-year veteran lawmaker from Washington.
Charlie Crist, a former one-term Republican governor who lost the 2014 governor’s race as a Democrat, defeated U.S. Rep. David Jolly by 52-48 percent in the redrawn Congressional District 13, centered on Crist’s hometown of St. Petersburg.
Crist’s victory revived a political career that had stalled after a loss as an independent candidate in the 2010 U.S. Senate race, followed by …

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