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Matt Caldwell Ahead of Nikki Fried in Race to be Florida’s Next Agriculture Commissioner

In one of the tightest races of the night, Caldwell had 3,995,344 votes giving him 50.1 percent. Fried had 3,974,121 votes, giving her 49.9 percent. That is close enough that, if it stands, there will be a recount. 

Matt Caldwell Endorsed by Leaders of the Agriculture Industry

Caldwell announced on Thursday that the Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association PAC (FFVA), Florida Citrus Mutual, the Florida Forestry Association and the Florida Farm Bureau FarmPAC were backing him over Nikki Fried, an attorney who has the Democratic nomination. 
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Florida Political News and Notes From Across the State

Conservative groups endorse in GOP primaries, Democrat Kim Daniels is being attacked as “too conservative,” and public funding becomes an Issue in the GOP agriculture race.
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