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Corrine Brown will ‘continue to serve’ after accepting defeat in Democratic primary for Congress

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown spoke out on Thursday following her defeat in the Democratic primary for Congress. She ran for the 10th Congressional District of Florida.

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Brown says she is not done serving Floridians.

“My team ran a strong campaign with limited resources. We were significantly outspent but never outworked. We made wonderful relationships on this journey. I will continue to serve,” Brown said in a press release.

Brown was a former congresswoman for the Jacksonville area until her 2016 indictment on federal fraud charges.

Brown agreed to a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice on federal fraud and corruption charges and served more than two years in federal prison.

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According to the press release, Brown continues to focus on the redistricting plan brought forth by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.

“The DeSantis redistricting plan is a clear violation of both the State’s Fair Districts Amendment and federal voting rights law, which I helped pass. Our state’s Congressional district map will change significantly in 2024 and, as far as I’m concerned, everything is on the table,” Brown said.

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