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10 Republicans voted against teacher tenure bill

Republican leaders made it clear that the so-called "teacher tenure" bill was a session priority, but at least 10 party members broke rank and voted against the controversial measure Thursday.

Many face contested elections this year.

They are:

Rep. Faye Culp, R- Tampa.

Rep. Ed Homan, R-Tampa.

Rep. Marcelo Llorente, R-Miami.

Rep. Peter Nehr, R-Tarpon Springs.

Rep. Pat Patterson, R-Deland.

Rep. J.C. Planas, R-Miami.

Rep. Julio Robaina, R-Miami.

Rep. Ron Schultz, R-Homosassa.

Rep. Charles Van Sant, R-Palatka.

Rep. Juan Zapata, R-Miami.