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DeSantis names Disney World district administrator to run elections in Democratic Orange County

Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has a new job for the longtime supporter who has led Walt Disney World’s government since his allies took it over. The Republican governor appointed Glen Gilzean on Monday as elections supervisor in Orange County, one of Florida’s most reliable sources of Democratic votes. Gilzean was picked to run the theme park’s governing district after DeSantis appointees took it over in retribution for the company’s position on the state’s so-called “Don’t Say Gay” law. The county is Florida’s fifth largest with more than 1.4 million residents. Gilzean is leaving a district facing staff departures and multiple lawsuits.

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