Cohn wins Democratic nomination in Florida’s 15th Congressional District

Alan Cohn defeated Adam Hattersley, Jesse Philippe, and Kel Britvec in the Democratic primary for Florida’s 15th Congressional District on August 18. Cohn received 41% of the vote followed by Hattersley and Philippe with 33% and 26%, respectively.

Cohn, an investigative journalist, said his campaign priorities include expanding access to healthcare, addressing climate change, and increasing the minimum wage. He received endorsements from six unions and La Gaceta.

Cohn will face Scott Franklin (R) in the general election. Incumbent Rep. Ross Spano was defeated in the Republican primary.  At the time of the primary, three race forecasters rated the general election as Lean Republican.



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