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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 CristFlorida Democrat introduces bill to recognize Puerto Rico statehood referendum Anna Paulina Luna wins Florida GOP primary in bid to unseat Charlie Crist The feds should not spend taxpayer dollars in states that have legalized weed 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 MurkowskiAlaska Senate race sees cash surge in final stretch Bitter fight over Barrett fuels calls to nix filibuster, expand court The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by Facebook - Justice Barrett joins court; one week until Election Day 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."