Suspended Hillsborough prosecutor Andrew Warren now says he will run for re-election

He previously said he wouldn’t run out of concern DeSantis would suspend him again

By Mitch Perry and Florida Phoenix

Ousted Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren announced Tuesday morning that he will run for re-election to his former job, where he will likely face off against sitting State Attorney Susan Lopez, appointed by Gov. Ron DeSantis in August 2022 to replace him. DeSantis suspended Warren, a Democrat, for alleged “neglect of duty” and “incompetence” after he signed a pledge not to prosecute alleged crimes arising from abortion or transgender care...

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