Gov. Ron DeSantis cruises to re-election, solidifying GOP hold on Florida politics

DeSantis’ victory over former Rep. Charlie Crist — fueled by a massive cash advantage, political headwinds against Democrats like Crist and changing demographics in a reddening state — contrasted sharply with his election four years ago, when he won by less than half a percentage point.

Sen. Marco Rubio also cruised to victory Tuesday night, NBC News projected, securing his third term in a statewide Democratic collapse. He defeated Democratic Rep. Val Demings.

At DeSantis' victory speech, supporters chanted "two more years," signaling their support for a presidential run in 2024. The governor, however, appeared to remain focused on his win and the successful effort to turn Florida a deeper red. Read the full article here


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