Martha McSally Wins Arizona Primary After Embracing Trump | Time

President Trump’s favored candidate, GOP Rep. Ron DeSantis, defeated state Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam in Florida’s Republican gubernatorial primary on Tuesday after riding the wave of the president’s enthusiastic endorsement to victory.Meanwhile, the Bernie Sanders-backed Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum pulled off a major upset in defeating a half a dozen rivals, including former Rep. Gwen Graham, in the Democratic primary.DeSantis and Gillum will face each other in November’s general election. If he triumphs, Gillum would be the state’s first black governor.During a celebration event in Orlando, DeSantis thanked the president for “viewing me as somebody who could be a great leader for Florida.””Our victory is a good victory, anyways,” DeSantis said, complimenting Putnam on a hard-fought race. “But man, to beat someone of his caliber is a big, big deal.”

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