MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace: 'We may have misrepresented the ease with which Gillum is going to win'

MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace: 'We may have misrepresented the ease with which Gillum is going to win'
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MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace said the media "may have misrepresented the ease with which [Andrew] Gillum  is going to win," shortly before the Florida Democrat conceded in the governor's race.

Rep. Ron DeSantisRonald Dion DeSantisGillum officially concedes in Florida gubernatorial race Trump: Gillum will be 'force to reckon with' DeSantis transition team zeroes in on possible chief of staff MORE (R-Fla.) was declared the winner by shortly after 10:30 p.m. ET. and Gillum conceded to DeSantis not long after.

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"Florida hasn’t had a democratic governor in a long time," said Wallace, a former communications director in former President George W. Bush's administration. "And we may have misrepresented the ease with which Gillum is going to win. It’s a really hard state.” 

Votes in the Sunshine State have traditionally been unpredictable, highlighted by the 2000 presidential election between Bush and former Vice President Al GoreAlbert (Al) Arnold GoreIncoming Michigan Dem will not back Pelosi Florida has chance to redeem itself Meet the lawyer Democrats call when it's recount time MORE that eventually had to be decided in the U.S. Supreme Court weeks after the election following an extended recount and court fight.