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Anna Paulina Luna wins Florida GOP primary in bid to unseat Charlie Crist

Anna Paulina Luna wins Florida GOP primary in bid to unseat Charlie Crist
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Air Force veteran Anna Paulina Luna has won the Republican primary in Florida’s 13th District and will go on to face two-term Rep. Charlie CristCharles (Charlie) Joseph CristUniversally panned '60 Minutes' hit piece on DeSantis just made him a 2024 frontrunner Biden clean electricity standard faces high hurdles House Democrats introduce carbon pricing measure MORE (D) in November.

Luna prevailed in the crowded primary with 36 percent of the vote with all precincts reporting, according to The Associated Press.

The political newcomer defeated four other Republicans to win the nomination, including Amanda Makki, a lobbyist and former aide to Sen. Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann MurkowskiModerates' 0B infrastructure bill is a tough sell with Democrats The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Tax March - CDC in limbo on J&J vax verdict; Rep. Brady retiring Trump mocks Murkowski, Cheney election chances MORE (R-Ala.).

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"This November I will defeat @CharlieCrist & then I’ll help @realDonaldTrump DRAIN THE SWAMP," Luna tweeted after her win Tuesday.

Trump later Tuesday night tweeted his congratulations to Luna. 

Nonpartisan political handicapper The Cook Political Report rates the race as “Solid Democratic."