Attack on the Capitol: How many Florida defendants are there?

ORLANDO, Fla. — As we near the one-year anniversary of the Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol, the number of federal cases against individuals involved stands at 704, according to the George Washington University Program on Extremism.

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The George Washington University Program on Extremism reported that there have been 76 defendants from Florida, which is the most from any state.

Pennsylvania and Texas followed, with 63 defendants from each state.

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The majority were charged in part by using evidence from their personal social media accounts, others’ accounts or both, the program reported.

Here’s a breakdown of defendants by county, according to the George Washington University Program on Extremism:

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  • Baker: 1
  • Brevard: 8
  • Broward: 4
  • Charlotte: 3
  • Clay: 3
  • Collier: 1
  • Duval: 1
  • Escambia: 2
  • Hernando: 1
  • Hillsborough: 4
  • Manatee: 2
  • Marion: 6
  • Miami-Dade: 2
  • Nassau: 1
  • Okaloosa: 2
  • Orange: 6
  • Osceola: 1
  • Palm Beach: 3
  • Pinellas: 6
  • Polk: 5
  • St. Johns: 2
  • St. Lucie: 1
  • Sarasota: 2
  • Seminole: 1
  • Union: 1
  • Volusia: 1

So far, a total of 81 people involved have pleaded guilty.

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