DeSantis, Scott thank Northwest Florida voters for overwhelming support

Rick DeSantis and Rick Scott can thank Northwest Florida voters for overwhelming support in Tuesdays mid term elections. Republican candidate Desantis will be Florida’s new governor, and although the Florida Senate race between Rick Scott and Bill Nelson is heading for a recount, unofficial results show 8.1 million ballots cast for GOP candidate Scott. Unofficials results show most voters cast their ballots along party lines. All of Northwest Florida’s congressmen are heading back to Washington.