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2022 Election

  • Besides that for governor, there is another high-profile statewide race in Florida leading to the November 8 election — U.S. Senate. Rubio was re-elected in 2016 after a failed presidential campaign. Demings, a former Orlando police chief, has represented Florida’s 10th U.S. House district since 2017.
  • Former state Rep. Cord Byrd, seen here in March 2020, was tapped by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis to be Florida's new secretary of state, an appointment that has drawn criticism.
    Steve Cannon
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    AP
    Cord Byrd, who was tapped by Gov. Ron DeSantis, has refused to say Joe Biden won the 2020 presidential election and will be in charge of Florida's new election crimes unit.