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Florida Matters: 13th Congressional District Special Election - Alex Sink

Lottie Watts
Alex Sink and WUSF's Craig Kopp

The late C.W. "Bill" Young served in Congress for more than four decades. A special election will be held March 11 to decide who will replace him.

Democrat Alex Sink is running against Republican David Jolly and Libertarian Lucas Overby to fill the open seat in 13th Congressional District, which covers most of Pinellas County.

Sink is Florida's former Chief Financial Officer. She lost in the last race for governor to Rick Scott. She recently moved from her home in Hillsborough County to Pinellas County.

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Lottie Watts is our Florida Mattersproducer, and she also covers health and health policy for.