In a Facebook live video, Andrew Gillum officially conceded the race for governor to Ron DeSantis.
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.
I want to congratulate @RonDeSantisFL on becoming the next Governor of the great state of Florida. My wife R. Jai and I could not be prouder of the way we ran this race. We could not be more thankful to my running mate, @ChrisKingFL and his wife Kristen.
— Andrew Gillum (@AndrewGillum) November 17, 2018
"This has been the honor of our life," Gillum said. “Stay tuned, there will be more to come. This fight for Florida continues.”