TALLAHASSEE, FL – The Florida Democratic Party today released the following statement congratulating Democrat Patrick Murphy on his election victory in Congressional District 18.
STATEMENT FROM FL DEMS CHAIR ROD SMITH:
“We congratulate Congressman-elect Patrick Murphy on defeating Tea Party crony Allen West. Murphy is a rising star in the party and will be a strong voice for the people of Florida in the United States Congress. Tonight, the people of this district rejected divisive, hateful rhetoric in favor a fresh-faced, bipartisan approach centered around the issues important to Florida’s middle class families.”