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With the backing of the GOP leadership in the House, community activist Michelle Salzman edged Hill 52.5 percent to 47.5 percent in the primary. Hill had drawn fire for failing to pass legislation in the House and garnered attention after a video surfaced of him laughing when a constituent proposes killing gays.
U.S. Reps. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., Lois Frankel, D-Fla., Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., and Brian Mast, R-Fla., signed the letter. So did state Sens. Lori Berman, D-Boynton Beach, Gayle Harrel, R-Stuart, Bobby Powell, D-West Palm Beach, and Kevin Rader, D-Boca Raton, along with nine members of the Florida House.