Republican Sen. Jason Brodeur defeated Democrat Patricia Sigman in that race by more than 7,600 votes. A third party ghost candidate, Jestine Iannotti, who didn’t campaign, received nearly 5,800 votes.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement launched an investigation into the race in July of 2021. In May, the state attorney’s office said that investigation led to charges against political consultant Eric Foglesong, Jestine Iannotti and Ben Paris.
Jonathan Rose speculates the Joel Greenberg testimony should be taken with a grain of salt until it has been corroborated with others. Sometimes this type of a witness is used as leverage against other people as a threat of prosecution.
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