Former UW chancellor wins congressional seat in Florida

Nov. 8, 2018

MADISON 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.

 

Associated Press

 

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