Ron DeSantis to become Florida governor after Andrew Gillum concedes

Racial tensions flared in the Florida gubernatorial race, with both President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama stumping for their party's pick.
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Transcript for Ron DeSantis to become Florida governor after Andrew Gillum concedes
We've just gotten results in now from the state of Florida big governor's race in the state of Florida where the democratic candidate Andrew Dillon has just conceded. Two brought dissent is the Republican candidate we've had did. Interviewer was on stage moments ago. We've less. You know we we didn't waste and we didn't win this transaction. But I don't just a trend that's. That what we believe me I still holds true today. I gotta tell you. I stand here on the eat hot gases and mules and Thailand's. We'll. The candidates stay engaged soul months to me until my white Hart. Media days for those students who were around when we were here as soon as we Mars plenty of time. From this material and 39 years old democratic candidate in the state of Florida governor has conceded there to Rhonda sent a strong ally. President chap in the state of Florida dated did run since Mabel said one of the most creative and criticized. Ads of the campaign. On the floor with his young son to playing with toy blocks building trumps war. He would build Trump's wallet and he was very very supported by Donald Trump he felt that and he made it very clear. That he would side would Donald Trump on all of the key issues that Donald Trump has put forward in particular the wall building the blocks early on with his. Son and and again we go back reporter governor's race we look what the exit polls are showing us tonight. If this is a state. That helped give Donald Trump the victory two years ago 100000 votes and and the people in Florida approve of what they're seeing from Donald Trump so far these issues. When you break it down to the issues 40% said health care was issue number one. We knew that Andrew guilin talked about universal health care but he talked about fighting to save preexisting conditions it wasn't enough. Toledo's who's who made health care number one they went when Rhonda Santos obviously you take a look at. Ron Desantis is and his positions 6%. Believe that. But he was too liberal which is not really doesn't really pertained to his 234% to two conservative 48% though said he was about right but it's. Andrew Dillon the son of a school bus driver construction work in the fact that he would come this close with a progressive agenda in Florida. It says something about what he's the racing and he just ran.

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