Democrat Al Lawson won a contentious race against Republican Glo Smith for the District 4 Congressional seat.

Lawson was a former Democratic member of the Florida Senate and he represented District 6. He deserved the Senate from 2000 – 2010. Lawson was also a member of the Florida House of Representatives from 1982 – 2000.

Lawson is an advocate of more affordable college tuition, better early schooling, and protection of Veterans’ benefits.

Glo Smith is a Jacksonville native and she was a small business owner. She made supporting agriculture a part of her platform as well as “supporting proper resources” for our armed forces.