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Over the past decade, Florida Republicans have made it a habit of winning the close ones. Rick Scott narrowly edged then state CFO Alex Sink in the 2010 gubernatorial race. Four years later, Scott held off former Gov. Charlie Crist. In 2016, Trump beat out Hillary Clinton in the Sunshine State.
With less than six weeks to go, both Republicans and Democrats in Florida insist their ground games will carry them over the finish line to win the state’s 29 electoral votes.
Even as the recount continues in the Florida gubernatorial race, former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., expanded its transition team on Monday, bringing in new staffers.
DeSantis is also turning to some members of his own team to lead the transition effort.