Republican candidate Ron DeSantis celebrated his win over the Democrat's Andrew Gillum for Florida governor in Tallahassee on Tuesday. DeSantis thanked his supporters for their faith and trust, telling them that the role would be amongst «the greatest professional honour of my life.» «I'd like to thank our President for standing by me when it wasn't necessarily a smart thing to do. Mr... Еще President, I look forward to working with you, to advance Florida's priorities,» said DeSantis. Earlier in the evening, Gillum called DeSantis to congratulate him with the expected victory. According to the latest results, DeSantis is expected to win by a slim margin, currently securing 49.8 percent of the vote with Democratic candidate Andrew Gillum coming in at 49 percent.