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Florida Primary Election Analysis


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Photo: via Orange County Supervisor of Elections Office

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Florida’s primary was marked by high turnout- especially in Democratic races, a high proportion of mail in votes, and in Central Florida, a wave of women winning election. 

Amy Mercado won in the race for Orange County property appraiser, ousting Rick Singh, and Monique Worrell defeated a field that included former chief judge Belvin Perry in the race for state attorney in Orange and Osceola County. 

Reporter Scott Powers with floridapolitics.com joins Intersection to discuss what the election results reveal about the campaigns that resonated for voters in some of the high profile races- and what it might mean for November. 


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A recent transplant to the Sunshine State, Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of ... Read Full Bio »

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