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Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Election 2020: Democrat Daisy Morales wins Florida House District 48

Posted By on Tue, Nov 3, 2020 at 11:49 PM

  • photo courtesy Daisy Morales campaign
Democrat Daisy Morales has taken the seat representing Florida House District 48 left open when Amy Mercado decided to run for Orange County Property Appraiser.

Heavily Democrat-leaning District 48 includes parts of Orange County including the Orlando International Airport, Azalea Park and the Sand Lake area.

Morales served as an Orange County Soil & Water Conservation District supervisor since 2014, and won the Democratic nomination with almost 40 percent of the vote in a five-way primary.

She defeated Jesus Martinez (R-Lake Nona) with 65.27 percent of the district, or 47,294 votes.

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