WASHINGTON, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- Democrat Margaret Good was elected Tuesday in the 72nd Florida house district, marking the 36th Republican legislative loss since the start of 2017 -- the latest sign of trouble for the party of President Donald Trump ahead of US midterm elections in November.
Some Republicans are expressing growing worries about local and special elections that show a persistent shift to the Democrats.
On Tuesday, Good, a Tampa Bay area attorney, defeated a Republican, while a Republican won a Georgia house race and an Oklahoma state election was still being counted.
The seven-point victory by Good in Florida was a nearly 12-point swing from Trump's winning margin in the district in the 2016 presidential election. (end).