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Lee Wins State Senate Race

The results are in and Republican Tom Lee has taken the race for Florida Senate District 24.

Brandon’s Tom Lee has won the race for the Florida Senate seat formerly held by Ronda Storms.

Lee faced Democratic challenger Elizabeth Belcher in the general election today for state Senate District 24. Lee garnered 101,967 votes, or 54.10 percent, according to the Florida Division of Elections. Belcher won 45.75 percent of the vote with 86,229 ballots cast in her favor.

Lee served as a state senator from 1996-2006 and is the vice president of Sabal Homes of Florida, according to The Tampa Bay Times. Belcher is a retired IRS criminal investigator.

Results are considered unofficial until they are certified by the state of Florida.

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