Rep. Charlie Crist (D-Fla.) announced that effective at the end of the day on Aug. 31, he will resign from the U.S. House in preparation for his gubernatorial bid against Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Crist won the Democrat nomination for the seat by double-digit margins in an Aug. 23 primary, beating out a field of three other contenders.
Now, around a week after that primary election, Crist has announced that he will leave the House before his term is up to prepare for the general election in November.
In a statement to the Tampa Bay Times, Crist called his time in Congress “an honor and a privilege.”…


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