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Kelly to replace Baxley in Ocala state House seat

Republican Kurt Kelly of Ocala will replace Rep. Dennis Baxley in House District 24 seat, GOP officials announced tonight.

GOP chairman Jim Greer released this statement:

“Once again, voters in House District 24 elected a leader with staunch conservative values and solid community involvement, leading Kurt Kelly to victory. The Florida Democrat Party did not even field a candidate in this race, demonstrating that that they are out of touch with Florida voters and unable to connect with mainstream Floridians, who embrace the Republican principles of lower taxes, less government, and more freedom.”