Andrew Gillum officials concedes to Ron DeSantis

Posted at 5:24 PM, Nov 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-17 18:01:32-05

In a Facebook live video, Andrew Gillum officially conceded the race for governor to Ron DeSantis. 

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Gillum made the announcement standing alongside his wife outside by a lake. 

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“R. Jai and I wanted to take a moment to congratulate Mr. DeSantis on becoming the next governor of the great state of Florida," Gillum says in the video. 

He goes on to thank his supporters and emphasize that their voices are heard. He also discusses updating Florida's election system. 



"This has been the honor of our life," Gillum said. “Stay tuned, there will be more to come. This fight for Florida continues.”