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The Fix’s Florida special election contest winner!

Republican David Jolly smiles Tuesday, March 11, 2014, in Clearwater Beach, Fla., after defeating Democrat Alex Sink. (AP Photo/The Tampa Bay Times, Chris Zuppa)

As you've probably heard by now, Republican David Jolly is now a member of Congress. Jolly upset Democrat Alex Sink last week in Florida's 13th district special election, winning by a slim 48.4 percent to 46.6 percent margin. Libertarian Lucas Overby finished third with 4.8 percent.

If we'd all have just listened to Fix reader Lilarvy before the polls closed, we could have figured that out in advance -- or at least we could have come pretty darn close.

Here's Lilarvy's prediction, which just about nailed it:

Jolly: 48.3
Sink: 46.8
Overby: 3.6

Congrats! If you are Lilarvy, e-mail to claim your free signed copy of "The Gospel According to the Fix."

Thanks to everyone who participated!

Sean Sullivan has covered national politics for The Washington Post since 2012.



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