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With all votes in, Donalds had 22.6 percent of the Republican primary vote, giving him a narrow win over state House Majority Leader Dane Eagle, R-Cape Coral, who took 21.9 percent of the vote. Businessman Casey Askar garnered 20 percent followed by urologist Dr. William Figlesthaler with 18.4 percent of the vote.
"The 21st-century challenges facing our nation are unprecedented, and we need leaders in Congress who know how to get results,” said Rubio. “As Republican majority leader of the Florida House of Representatives, Dane has proven time and time again his commitment to our conservative values, and his principles and track record of results make him the most qualified person in this race.
Last week, Casey Askar, a businessman and Marines veteran, joined the crowded field of candidates in the Republican primary hoping to replace U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., who is retiring after two terms, to represent Southwest Florida in Congress.