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Former UW chancellor wins congressional seat in Florida

Posted: 11:41 AM, Nov 07, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-07 12:41:26-05
Former UW chancellor wins congressional seat in Florida

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former University of Wisconsin Chancellor Donna Shalala has won a seat in Congress.
 

Shalala will represent southern Florida's 27th Congressional District which includes the communities of Coral Gables and Miami Beach. Shalala, running as a Democrat, defeated Republican Maria Salazar, a former broadcast journalist.

Shalala was Madison chancellor from 1988 to 1993 and the first female leader of a Big Ten university.