Rep. Fentrice Driskell is set to become the next House Democratic Leader after winning re-election to House District 67 Tuesday night.
Driskell took the North Tampa seat with 53.89% of the vote, Her opponent, Republican newcomer Lisette Bonano, took 46.11% of the vote.
In May, Driskell was unanimously elected to lead House Democrats for the 2022-2024 term. Driskell, a lawyer, will become the first Black woman to lead the Caucus.
Driskell was first elected to the House in 2018, defeating then-incumbent Republican Shawn Harrison by 7 points. She has since held on to the seat with ease, running unopposed in 2020.