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Democrats Take Florida District That Went Narrowly For Trump

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A backlash to the president is helping the party pick up seats in state legislatures.
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Democrat wins Florida House seat in Republican district

Democrat wins Florida House seat in Republican district

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In third bellwether contest, Florida Democrats again carry the day and hope for a blue wave

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Strike three. For the third Florida bellwether election in a row, the Republican candidate lost to the Democrat, giving activists and elites in both parties a sense that the GOP's political grip is slipping in the nation's largest swing state heading into President Donald Trump's first midterm election. Aside from her big 7.4 percentage-point win, what made Margaret Good's victory Tuesday night over Republican James Buchanan so significant was that it took place in Florida's 72nd House District. It had been held by a Republican in Sarasota County, where registered Republicans outnumber...
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The Blue Wave Hits Florida As Democrats Flip Their 36th Republican Held State Legislature Seat

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The blue wave rolled into Florida on Tuesday night as Democrat Margaret Good flipped Florida's House Seat in a district that Trump carried by 5 points. Here is the DLCC's tweet congratulating Good on her win: BREAKING: goodforflorida has won the special election in HD72 for the Florida House, flipping the seat from red to...
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