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Wed Feb 14, 2018, 12:49 PM

Proud to be a Floridian

We Floridians are known for, well, you know - crazy stuff. But we did good today. We flipped another seat blue!

Washington (CNN)Democrats picked off another Republican-held state legislative seat in a special election Tuesday -- this time a suburban, Sarasota-area district in Florida.

Margaret Good's win over James Buchanan -- the Republican whose father is US Rep. Vern Buchanan -- is another worrying sign for national Republicans headed into next fall's midterm elections.
Good won by 7 percentage points in a district that President Donald Trump carried by 5 points in the 2016 election.
That swing in Democrats' direction made the Florida contest the 36th GOP-held state legislative seat to change parties since Trump took office. And in a district where Republicans held a voter registration advantage of nearly 13,000, the Democratic Party sees it as evidence it can win in Republican strongholds. (Read more)
https://www.cnn.com/2018/02/13/politics/democrats-flip-florida-house-seat/index.html

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Response to FM123 (Original post)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 12:51 PM

1. Same here.😊

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Response to FM123 (Original post)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 12:59 PM

2. Gwen Graham for Governor!

I think she could do it.

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Response to FM123 (Original post)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 12:59 PM

3. Wow, that was quite a Republican voter advantage too.

Good for you guys! It made me feel good too, and I didn't get to have anything to do with it.

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Response to FM123 (Original post)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 01:00 PM

4. I'm always proud to be a Floridian.

But not always proud of Floridian politics.


Today, I certainly am.

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Response to FM123 (Original post)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 01:07 PM

5. HEADLINE: Florida Man Elects Democrat!

Actually Florida Woman gets most of the credit

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