Gov. DeSantis wins Florida; polls close in 2 dozen states
November 9, 2022
WASHINGTON (AP) — Polls closed in two dozen states Tuesday night as the nation voted in the first midterm elections of Joe Biden's presidency, with control of Congress, governorships and other key races hanging in the balance.
Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis won a second term, defeating Democratic challenger Charlie Crist, a former congressman. The victory continues DeSantis' rise as a national Republican star as he eyes a possible 2024 White House run that could leave him well positioned to be a GOP primary alternative to Donald Trump.
Democrats flipped two Republican-held governors...