UNF Spinnaker

Ron DeSantis wins Republican primary for Florida governor

Alex Toth, Features Editor

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Ron DeSantis claimed victory in the Republican gubernatorial primary on Tuesday. DeSantis won by 621,132 votes in total.

Lili Weinstein
Ron DeSantis answers questions for the press with his supporters by his side.

DeSantis is a U.S. Representative for the sixth district of Florida. A Jacksonville native, DeSantis graduated from Harvard and Yale before entering the U.S. Navy. According to his platform, he is staunchly pro-life and a strong defender of the Second Amendment. Prior to winning the Republican primary, DeSantis was also endorsed by President Donald Trump.

The general election will be taking place on November 6.

For more information or news tips, or if you see an error in this story or have any compliments or concerns, contact [email protected]

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Left
  • Ron DeSantis wins Republican primary for Florida governor

    Candidate Coverage

    Jimmy Patronis elected Florida’s Chief Financial Officer

  • Ron DeSantis wins Republican primary for Florida governor

    Candidate Coverage

    UNF associate professor wins seat on Jacksonville Beach City Council

  • Ron DeSantis wins Republican primary for Florida governor

    Candidate Coverage

    Soderberg takes a loss to Maltz for a representative seat

  • Ron DeSantis wins Republican primary for Florida governor

    Candidate Coverage

    Amendment 9 passes: Indoor vaping and offshore drilling are over with

  • Ron DeSantis wins Republican primary for Florida governor

    Candidate Coverage

    John Rutherford re-elected as Florida Representative

  • Ron DeSantis wins Republican primary for Florida governor

    Candidate Coverage

    Ashley Moody elected Florida’s Attorney General

  • Ron DeSantis wins Republican primary for Florida governor

    Candidate Coverage

    Vice President Mike Pence promotes key message at GOP Rally: Vote DeSantis

  • Ron DeSantis wins Republican primary for Florida governor

    Candidate Coverage

    The 2018 midterm election: The Congressional candidates for Florida’s Fourth District

  • Ron DeSantis wins Republican primary for Florida governor

    Candidate Coverage

    Rally attracts students, faculty and members from the community

  • Ron DeSantis wins Republican primary for Florida governor

    Candidate Coverage

    The 2018 midterm election: Nelson versus Scott for Florida Senator

Navigate Right
The Student News Site of University of North Florida
Ron DeSantis wins Republican primary for Florida governor