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Luna wins U.S. House seat in Pinellas' redrawn 13th congressional district

Election 2022 Florida
Chris O'Meara
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AP
Republican and Air Force veteran Anna Paulina Luna won Florida’s 13th Congressional District race.

The redrawing of the district made it more favorable for Republicans. Luna lost the seat to Crist in 2020, when the district favored Democrats.

Republican Anna Paulina Luna on Tuesday was elected to Pinellas County's 13th congressional district, a newly redrawn district previously held by Charlie Crist, who lost his bid to defeat Gov. Ron DeSantis.

Luna topped Democrat Eric Lynn, winning 53% of the vote to 45%.

The redrawing of the district made it more favorable for Republicans. Luna lost the seat to Crist in 2020, when the district favored Democrats.

Luna had the endorsement of former President Donald Trump. Lynn had worked in former President Barack Obama's administration as a national security adviser.

Other key Pinellas results:

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State Senate

District 18:

  • DiCeglie, Nick  (REP) - 57.20%
  • Ortiz, Eunic  (DEM) - 42.80%

District 21:

  • Hooper, Ed  (REP) - 63.20%
  • Lionheart, Amaro  (DEM) - 36.80%

State House of Representatives

District 58:

  • Berfield, Kimberly "Kim" (REP) - 60.58%
  • Fensterwald, Bernard "Bernie" (DEM) - 39.42%

District 59:

  • Douglas, Dawn  (DEM) - 39.67%
  • Jacques, Berny  (REP) - 60.33%

District 60:

  • Cross, Lindsay  (DEM) -53.75%
  • Henson, Audrey  (REP) - 46.25%

District 61:

  • Chaney, Linda  (REP) - 56.23%
  • Warwick, Janet Varnell (DEM) - 43.77%

District 62:

  • Brown, Jeremy M. (REP) - 20.92%
  • Rayner, Michele K. (DEM) - 79.08%

Board of County Commissioners

District 2 (At-Large)

  • Brian Scott (REP) - 54.35%
  • Patricia "Pat" Gerard (DEM) - 45.65%

School Board

District 3 (At-Large)

  • Keesha Benson - 47.56%
  • Dawn Peters - 52.44%

District 6 (Single Member)

  • Brian M. Martin - 46.95%
  • Stephanie Meyer - 53.06%
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