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Curt Clawson Wins In Midterm Election Race

UNITED STATES - JUNE 25: From left, Speaker of the House John Boehner, Rep.-elect Curt Clawson, R-Fla., and his mother Cherie
UNITED STATES - JUNE 25: From left, Speaker of the House John Boehner, Rep.-elect Curt Clawson, R-Fla., and his mother Cherie Clawson participate in the ceremonial swearing-in photo opportunity in the Capitol on Wednesday, June 25, 2014. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Republican Curt Clawson has defeated his opponent, Democrat April Freeman, in the Tuesday election to represent Florida's 19th congressional district.

Clawson was first elected to Congress in June, when he won the special election to replace former Rep. Trey Radel (R-Fla.), who resigned in January after being arrested and charged with cocaine possession in October 2013.

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