With less than 1,000 votes separating 12-term incumbent Rep. Cliff Stearns and veterinarian Ted Yoho, Stearns conceded the congressional primary to his Tea Party challenger in Florida’s third congressional district.

Via the Ted Yoho for Congress Facebook page:

It’s official! Congressman Cliff Stearns has conceded. Ted Yoho is officially the Republican nominee for the 3rd Congressional District. GO YOHO!

Let the pirate jokes begin!