Fla. GOP Gov. DeSantis wins reelection

Republican Ron DeSantis delivers a victory speech after winning reelection for governor in Florida, defeating Charlie Crist.

Video transcript

RON DESANTIS: We faced attacks. We took the hits. We weathered the storms. But we stood our ground. We did not back down. We had the conviction to guide us. And we had the courage to lead. We made promises.

[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]

We made promises to the people of Florida. And we have delivered on those promises.

[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]

And so today, after four years, the people have delivered their verdict. Freedom is here to stay!

[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]

AUDIENCE: (CHANTING) USA! USA! USA! USA!

RON DESANTIS: Thank you very much. Thank you.

Now, thanks to the overwhelming support of the people of Florida, we not only won election, we have rewritten the political map.

[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]

Thank you for honoring us with a win for the ages.

[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]