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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – Republican U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis has won re-election in Florida.
Bilirakis won a seventh term in the House in Tuesday’s vote. He represents Florida’s 12th congressional district, which includes northern parts of the Tampa Bay area.
Bilirakis defeated Democrat Chris Hunter, a former federal prosecutor.
Bilirakis is an attorney and former state legislator whose father, Mike Bilirakis, served in Congress for 24 years.