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 DeSantisDeSantis wants statue of civil rights activist to replace Confederate figure on Capitol Hill Florida couple wins right to plant vegetables in front yard after years-long legal battle Former sheriff running for reelection after suspension over Parkland shooting 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 GoreSanders says he backs abolishing Electoral College Warren reintroduces bill mandating climate disclosures by companies Political world mourns death of Ross Perot MORE that eventually had to be decided in the U.S. Supreme Court weeks after the election following an extended recount and court fight.