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Andrew Gillum, the mayor of Tallahassee, beat moderate Gwen Graham, the daughter of former governor and Senator Bob Graham, in the Democratic primary for Florida governor.
Graham had led in opinion polls heading into primary day.
Gillum, 39, who would be the state’s first black governor, surged in the final stages of the race.
Gillum will face off against Republican Rep. Ron DeSantis in November.
(Reuters) – A Democratic progressive backed by Senator Bernie Sanders pulled off an upset over an establishment favorite in the Democratic primary for Florida governor on Tuesday, setting up a November showdown with a Trump-backed Republican in the battleground state.
Andrew Gillum, the mayor of Tallahassee, beat moderate Gwen Graham, the daughter of former governor and US Senator Bob Graham, who had led in opinion polls heading into primary day.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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