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Intersection: What’s Next After A Contentious Mid Term Election


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Frank Torres (l) and Dick Batchelor. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE

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The dust has settled after a grueling mid term election and litigious recount. So what does the prospect of two Republican Senators from Florida mean for the Sunshine State? How will Ron De Santis govern Florida? And what does the political landscape look like for Florida Democrats?

Democratic political analyst Dick Batchelor says it all comes down to turn out for the Democrats as they look towards 2020. And Republican political analyst Frank Torres says the transition team that governor elect Ron DeSantis is assembling gives the first real glimpse of how he’ll govern the sunshine state.

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Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

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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