Gillum concedes Florida governor's race

DeSantis thanked President Trump in his victory speech. CNN photo.

Democratic candidate for Florida governor Andrew Gillum has conceded to his Republican opponent, former Rep. Ron DeSantis.

"R.J. and I wanted to take a moment to congratulate Mr. DeSantis on becoming the next governor of the great state of Florida," Gillum said in a Facebook video in which he appeared alongside his wife. "This has been the journey of our lives."

By Sophie Tatum via The-CNN-Wire™ & © 2018 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company. All rights reserved.
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