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Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis announces first stops on 'thank-you tour'


CHRIS URSO | Times Florida Governor elect Ron DeSantis waves to supporters while flanked by his wife Casey, left, and Lt. Governor elect Jeanette Nunez after thanking the crowd Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 in Orlando.

Florida Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis announced the first three stops on his thank-you tour today, and they're all on Saturday in central Florida.

DeSantis is making the customary tour starting in New Port Richey, The Villages and Port Orange.

“This historic win would not have been possible without the support of thousands of volunteers who believed in our vision for the state,” DeSantis said in a statement. “Thanks to their hard work and dedication, we are now preparing to take office and build on Florida’s success. This election was about a bold vision for Florida’s future and I look forward to celebrating our shared victory.”

The transition plans to announce more stops in the coming days.

The fist three events are all on Saturday, Dec. 8th:

What: Pasco County rally with DeSantis and Attorney General-elect Ashley Moody
When: 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Where: Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave, New Port Richey, FL

What: Rally in The Villages with DeSantis and Moody
When: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: La Hacienda Recreation Center, 1200 Avenida Central, Lady Lake, FL

What: Volusia County rally with DeSantis
When: 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: Riverside Pavilion, 3431 S Ridgewood Ave, Port Orange, FL