Republicans retain control of Florida Legislature

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The GOP retained its hold on the Florida Legislature Tuesday night, maintaining majorities in both the state House and state Senate.

The state Senate winners from Central Florida include:
- Rep. Randolph Bracy, an Orlando Democrat in Senate District 11
- former Rep. Linda Stewart, an Orlando Democrat in Senate District 13
- Rep. Victor Torres, an Orlando Democrat in Senate District 15
- Rep. Debbie Mayfield, a Vero Beach Republican in Senate District 17
- Rep. Keith Perry, a Gainesville Republican in Senate District 8



The state House winners from Central Florida include:
- Ormond Beach Republican Tom Leek in House District 25
- Daytona Beach Democrat Patrick Henry in House District 26
- Hudson Republican Amber Mariano in House District 36
- Winter Haven Republican Sam Killebrew in House District 41
- Orlando Democrat Amy Mercado in House District 48
- Orlando Democrat Carlos Guillermo Smith in House District 49
- Palm Bay Republican Randy Fine in House District 53
- Vero Beach Republican Erin Grall in House District 54



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