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Florida Democrats Concede Senate & Gubernatorial Races After Recounts

HeadlineNov 19, 2018

In Florida, Democrats have conceded both the Senate and gubernatorial races after recounts maintained narrow Republican leads. Incumbent Democratic Senator Bill Nelson conceded to Republican opponent and outgoing Governor Rick Scott Sunday, becoming the fourth Democrat to lose a Senate seat in the midterm election. The Republicans now have 52 Senate seats, with Mississippi heading to a runoff next week. Democrat Andrew Gillum conceded Saturday to Republican Ron DeSantis in Florida’s race for governor.

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