David Jolly Joins Race for Florida Senate Seat

His announcement comes 11 days after the Florida Supreme Court invalidated his congressional district and seven others drawn by GOP legislators as contravening a state constitutional ban on political gerrymandering.

U.S. Representative-elect David Jolly (R-FL) participates in a ceremonial swearing-in photo opportunity March 13, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

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After 16 months in the House of Representatives, Florida Republican David Jolly has decided to make a bid for an open Senate seat next year. 

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