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Trump’s claims in helping DeSantis’s 2018 win raises political figures’ eyebrows

Florida’s outgoing Democratic agricultural commissioner, Nikki Fried, is asking the Justice Department to knock down former President Donald Trump’s claims that he used the FBI to help Gov. Ron DeSantis win the gubernatorial race in 2018. Last week, Trump said in an online post without citing any evidence that he …

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See who won Florida’s elections for attorney general, agriculture commissioner and chief financial officer

TAMPA — The Florida Cabinet returned to an all-Republican lineup Tuesday as outgoing Senate President Wilton Simpson was elected agriculture commissioner and Attorney General Ashley Moody and state Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis won second terms. The three Republicans were widely expected to win, as they dominated in fundraising and …

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See who won Marion, Putnam and Union counties’ 2022 midterm elections

Marion County Republican Kathy Bryant and write-in candidate Gina Capone, battled for the Marion County Commissioner District 2 seat. Bryant raised $78,290 for her campaign while Capone has raised $2,970. Bryant considers herself a “common-sense conservative.” Capone’s goals included working to prevent urban sprawl in her county. Bryant defeated Capone, …

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