April Freeman declared winner of Democratic Primary in Congressional District 17

Congressional candidate April Freeman of Cape Coral was declared the winner tonight in the race to replace Republican incumbent Tom Rooney in District 17.

Freeman defeated Bill Pollard Tuesday.  WINK News reports that she had 77% of the vote to Pollard’s 23%.  She will go on to face Greg Steube of Sarasota who was declared the winner of the Republican primary.

Charlotte County Democratic Executive Committee Chairman Patrick Hurley offered his congratulations.  Hurley says, “Democrats look forward to supporting April in the November election. Onward to victory!”

Congressional Dist. 17 of Florida