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Former judge Moody elected as Florida Attorney General

Posted at 9:55 PM, Nov 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-06 21:55:33-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- 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.