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 DeSantisOvernight Health Care — Presented by National Taxpayers Union — Drug pricing fight centers on insulin | Florida governor working with Trump to import cheaper drugs | Dems blast proposed ObamaCare changes Florida GOP governor working with Trump to import cheaper drugs from Canada DeSantis formally asks Trump to base Space Command in Florida 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 GoreOvernight Energy: Trump ends talks with California on car emissions | Dems face tough vote on Green New Deal | Climate PAC backing Inslee in possible 2020 run New climate PAC will back Inslee for president Howard Schultz must run as a Democrat for chance in 2020 MORE that eventually had to be decided in the U.S. Supreme Court weeks after the election following an extended recount and court fight.