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Republican former Judge Ashley Moody elected Florida's attorney general

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Posted at 11:41 PM, Nov 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-07 07:47:42-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Latest on Election Day in Florida (all times local):

9:45 p.m.

Republican Ashley Moody will be Florida's next attorney general.

Moody defeated Democratic state Sen. Sean Shaw in Tuesday's election. Moody is a former judge and federal prosecutor from the Tampa area.

During the campaign she pointed out that Shaw had never prosecuted a case and that his first shouldn't be as attorney general. Moody is a fifth-generation Floridian. She will take over the position held by Republican Pam Bondi, who was barred from seeking re-election because of term limits.