Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Just Got A Surprise Democratic Opponent

Longstanding South Florida Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen just got a big surprise as an opponent in the upcoming race for the District 27 seat. And his name is Scott Fuhrman.

According to Roll Call, Fuhrman is a third generation South Floridian who runs a bottling plant that employs 75 people.

He apparently intends to put in at least $250,000 of his own money into the campaign in an effort to dislodge the popular Ros-Lehtinen.

Ros-Lehtinen is a moderate Republican who has refused to publicly endorse Donald Trump. She also has a transgender son and is a strong supporter of LGBT rights.

Fuhrman is a Democrat and announced his candidacy in an online video.

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