Millennial war veteran, Purple Heart earner, and now Congressman-Elect (R) Brian Mast

Millennial war veteran and Purple Heart earnerĀ Brian Mast successfully campaigned for Florida’s 18th Congressional District, earning 53.3% of the vote.

Florida’s 18th was (D) Patrick Murphy’s seat, which he vacated to run against (R) Marco Rubio for Florida’s open senate seat.

Mast ran as a moderate by acknowledging that climate change is caused by human activity, supporting same-sex marriage, and makingĀ central the issue of protecting clean water in the local rivers.

Nathan is the founder of Millennial Politics and a concerned citizen who hopes to inspire others to get involved in our democracy. He is on the Executive Committee of the Central Brooklyn Independent Democrats, and you can find him on Twitter @NathanHRubin.
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