Shawn Harrison formally withdraws from state Senate race

Shawn Harrison formally withdraws from state Senate race

Tampa Republican Shawn Harrison hasformally withdrew from the race in Senate District 14.

The move came nearly a week after Gov. Ron DeSantis endorsed Green Beret Jay Collins. The surprise endorsement came hours before Collins shifted his candidacy from a bid for federal office in Florida’s 15th Congressional District.

Harrison, the preferred candidate for GOP Senate leadership, alluded to the shock developments in a tweet.

“Officially withdrew from Senate District 14. Sometimes events beyond our control just happen. Roll with it,” he posted. “Thanks to Sen. Kathleen Passidomo for your integrity and loyalty. You’ll make a great President.”

Passidomo, a Naples Republican, chairs the Florida R...

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