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Majority of DeSantis-Endorsed School Board Candidates Win in Florida, Even in Counties Previously Controlled By Liberals

The majority of school board candidates endorsed by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis were victorious in their elections on Tuesday.

The trend held true even in districts that were previously controlled by liberal majorities.

Out of the 30 school board candidates the governor endorsed as being “committed to the student-first principles of the DeSantis Education Agenda,” 21 of them won.

“Today is Election Day for crucial school board races across our state. Florida has led with purpose and conviction that our school system is about education, not indoctrination,” DeSantis tweeted on election day. “These 30 candidates are committed to the student-first principles of the DeSantis Education Agenda.”

Of the nine who did not win on Tuesday, four will be in runoff races. Five of them lost.

The Hill reports, “the 1776 Project PAC, a conservative education political action committee that helped some of the school board candidates, tweeted that the Miami-Dade school board is now flipped conservative after two DeSantis-endorsed candidates, Roberto Alonso and Monica Colucci, won spots on the school board.”

“Miami Dade is now the LARGEST county in America with a conservative school board majority,” the PAC tweeted.

The Hill report continued

, “Sarasota County saw its school board flip from a three to two liberal majority to a four to one conservative majority. Duval County also now has a conservative-majority school board after the elections.”

“All three of our endorsed candidates in Sarasota County, Florida have WON their elections. We just flipped the school board from a 3-2 liberal majority to 4-1 conservative,” the PAC tweeted.

Miami and Jacksonville both now have conservative majorities.

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