Jason Shoaf wins Republican nomination for Florida House District 7

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Jason Shoaf of Port St. Joe came out on top in Tuesday's special election primary for Florida House District 7, according to unofficial results.

Shoaf will face Democrat Ryan Terrell in the June 18 general election.

The District 7 seat opened up after incumbent Halsey Beshears left the Legislature to lead the state Department of Business and Professional Regulation.

If he wins, Shoaf will represent several local counties including Gulf, Franklin, Liberty, and Calhoun.