AP: Jared Moskowitz wins Ted Deutch's vacated seat for Congressional District 23

Moskowitz will begin his new role in 2023
Jared Moskowitz, Florida's Director of Emergency Management, gestures during a news conference Sunday, April 4, 2021, at the Manatee County Emergency Management office in Palmetto, Fla. Six Democrats and seven Republicans are running for the District 23 South Florida seat left open by Democratic Rep Ted Deutch's decision to retire.
Posted at 9:19 PM, Nov 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-08 22:55:09-05

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Democrat Jared Moskowitz will replace U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch in Florida’s 23rd Congressional District.

Moskowitz defeated RepublicanJoe Budd, along with no-party candidates Christine Scott and Mark Napier in Tuesday night's election.

Moskowitz was a member of the Florida House of Representatives from 2012 to 2019.

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He resigned his seat in 2019 to become Florida Emergency Management director and recently sat on the Broward County Commission.

The 23rd district covers much of northern Broward County and Boca Raton in Palm Beach County.

Moskowitz will begin his new role in 2023.

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