Florida’s Republican Governor Ron DeSantis has won his reelection and offered some encouraging words to his fans, followers, and supporters – all in the face of former President Donald Trump who was trying to bash DeSantis leading up to the midterm elections. It’s unclear what’s going on with Donald Trump, but many Republicans believe it’s in bad faith for him to target people from his own party, especially those who are successful. WATCH DeSantis on the video below (click here if on mobile):

Some key quotes from Ron DeSantis’ victory speech: “We made promises to the people of Florida and we have delivered on those promises. And so today, after four years, the people have delivered their verdict. Freedom is here to stay… Now, thanks to the overwhelming support of the people of Florida, we not only won election, we have rewritten the political map. Thank you for honoring us with a win for the ages.”

DeSantis continued: “Now this great exodus of Americans, for those folks, Florida for so many of them, has served as the promised land… We have embraced freedom. We have maintained law and order. We have protected the rights of parents. We have respected our taxpayers and we reject woke ideology. We fight the woke in the legislature, we fight the woke in the schools, we fight the woke in the corporations, we will never ever surrender to the woke mob. Florida is where woke goes to die!”

DeSantis further continued: “People have come here because our policies work Leadership matters. We refuse to use polls and put our finger in the wind. Leaders don’t follow, they lead. We set out a vision. We executed on that vision. And we produced historic results, and the people of this state have responded in record fashion. Now while our country flounders due to failed leadership in Washington, Florida is on the right track. I believe the survival of the American experiment requires a revival of true American principles. Florida has proved that it can be done. We offer a ray of hope that better days still lie ahead. I am proud of our achievements in this state. I am honored by your support, and I look forward to the road ahead. I have fought the good fight. I have finished the race in this first term. And I have kept the faith. We’ve accomplished more than anybody thought possible four years ago, but we’ve got so much more to do and I have only begun to fight.”

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