Camera Catches Face of Last Statewide-Elected Fla. Dem as DeSantis Gets Applause – Her Time Is Ticking

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Thanks to the outcome of the 2022 midterm elections, Florida is now a fire-engine-red state. As a matter of fact, it soon will be completely red.

That’s because as of Jan. 3, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Nikki Fried’s term will end, according to Ballotpedia.

Fried is the last statewide-elected Democrat in Florida.

The realization of her party’s standing in the Sunshine State was on display Tuesday during the Florida Senate’s organization session at the state Capitol in Tallahassee.

As Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis received a lengthy standing ovation on the Senate floor, Fried’s face said it all.

“NOW: Governor Ron DeSantis is greeted with a standing ovation in the Senate Chamber- but @NikkiFried is clearly seething with a mope on her face as her days as an elected official dwindle,” Brendon Leslie, editor-in-chief of Florida’s Voice, wrote on Twitter.

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