Florida Primary Elections

Dee Centinaro remembers Congressman Ron DeSantis as a very bright, well-behaved and trustworthy first-grader in her class at Our Lady of Lourdes School in Dunedin 33 years ago.

After following the congressman at five rallies and a debate, Centinaro watched as her “prize student” accepted the Republican nomination for Florida Governor.

“I am not surprised at what he has aspired to in his life,” said Centinaro. “He’s an honest man and he’s going to be the next governor of the state of Florida.”

With 56.5-percent of the vote, Congressman Ron DeSantis has a shot at doing so. His Republican challenger, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam, received 36.6-percent. Read More.