Special Election Results from Florida’s 13 – Republican David Jolly Wins!

 

The results from the special election in Florida to fill out Republican Bill Young’s term are in, and Republican David Jolly has defeated Democrat Alex Sink and Libertarian Lucas Overby.

225 of 225 Precincts Reporting

Percent Votes

David W. Jolly (REP) 48.43% 88,294

Alex Sink (DEM) 46.56% 84,877

Lucas Overby (LPF) 4.83% 8,799

WRITE-IN 0.18% 325

Pundits from both sides were looking to this election as a bellwether for the 204 midterms in November.

Florida’s 3 is a swing district that leans just slightly Republican.

It has been represented by a Republican for 50 years but voted for Obama in 2008 and 2012.

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Onan Coca

Onan is the Editor-in-Chief at Romulus Marketing and Bravera Holdings. He's also the managing editor at Eaglerising.com, Constitution.com, Godfather.com and the managing partner at iPatriot.com. You can read more of his writing at Eagle Rising.
Onan is a graduate of Liberty University (2003) and earned his M.Ed. at Western Governors University in 2012. Onan lives in Atlanta with his wife and their five wonderful children.

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