Florida’s state House District-1 is getting a new face in Tallahassee, as the race is set for the seat is set for Nov. 3.
Newcomer Michelle Salzman defeated incumbent Mike Hill in Tuesday’s Republican primary, 53-47% in what some are calling a major upset.
The campaign was a rancorous one from Hill’s side, accusing Salzman of, among other things, calling for the defunding of police in the wake of the George Floyd killing. Salzman denied the allegation, and said she expected those tactics.
Awaiting Salzman on Nov. 3 is Democratic nominee Franscine Mathis.