Florida's Election Results

Nov 6, 2020

President Donald Trump won Florida and its 29 electoral votes handily this week. 

He made gains across the state, helping him build up a bigger winning margin in Tuesday’s election than in 2016. 

While Democrats managed to flip three counties, Republicans lost by fewer votes in many traditional Democratic strongholds. 

The GOP also made gains down the ballot, picking up two seats in Congress, and expanding its majority in the state Legislature. 

First, we took a closer look at why Florida voters voted the way they did with Aubrey Jewett, Associate Professor, Univeristy of Central Florida School of Politics, Security, and International Affairs and Dario Moreno, Associate Professor Politics & International Relations, Florida Iinternational University.

We continued to explore the subject - as well as what comes next for both parties in the Sunshine State - with State Rep. Anna Eskamani (D-Orlando ), and Florida Senate President Bill Galvano (R-Bradenton)

Heather Schatz can be reached at hschatz@wjct.org or on Twitter at @heatherschatz.