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Watch video: Gov.-elect Rick Scott declares: 'Let's get to work'



Republican Rick Scott spent more of his own money than any politician in Florida history, but needed a wave of conservative activism to push him across the finish line early Wednesday morning in what appeared to be the closest governor's race in 134 years.

"Nothing in my life has honored me as much as your willingness and the willingness of everyone in Florida to put their faith in my plan to turn around the state of Florida," Scott said in a victory speech just after noon on Wednesday.

[Last modified: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 8:31pm]


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