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Scott Claims Victory, Nelson Does Not Concede


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Florida's Senate race between Republican Governor Rick Scott and Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson was neck-and-neck all evening. Photo: Amy Green

Florida's Senate race between Republican Governor Rick Scott and Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson was neck-and-neck all evening. Photo: Amy Green

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Rick Scott is claiming victory in Florida’s closely watched Senate race.

Bill Nelson has not conceded and is planning on making a full statement today.

Florida’s Senate race between Republican Governor Rick Scott and Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson was neck-and-neck all evening.

Nelson’s campaign says the senator will wait for all votes to be counted.

The race is closely watched as it will help determine Republican control in the Senate. Scott was a two-term governor. Nelson was a three-term incumbent.

Top issues in the race were the environment and health care, as both candidates unleashed a flurry of attack ads.

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