Jewish Democrats Grayson and Frankel win in Florida


WASHINGTON (JTA) — Jewish Democrats Lois Frankel and Alan Grayson won congressional seats in Florida.

Frankel, 64, a former member of the Florida House and an ex-mayor of West Palm Beach, defeated Adam Hasner, a former majority leader in the Florida state Senate who also is Jewish, on Tuesday.

Grayson, 54, the fiery liberal who had been unseated in the Republican electoral surge in 2010, returned to the House by defeating Todd Long in a newly created Orlando-area district.

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