#FlaPol in Review: A weekend roundup


A social media highlight reel from Saturday and Sunday.

As the election nears, more and more candidates are making use of Twitter to get their messages out.

In an attack towards incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, Gov. Rick Scott released this video via his campaign account:

On the re-election trail, Sen. Nelson found himself in St. Petersburg on Saturday:

Sen. Marco Rubio corresponded with President Donald Trump about reevaluating Army Corps discharges from Lake Okeechobee:

Now onto the candidates in the Democratic gubernatorial primary.

Gwen Graham is pictured here giving out her trademarked hugs on the campaign trail:

Andrew Gillum returned home to South Florida on Saturday:

Chris King tweeted about Florida’s wages:

This graphic from Jeff Greene’s campaign highlights his “working class roots”:

In Martin County, former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine messaged on an issue close to home:


On the Republican side of the governor’s race, Adam Putnam touted an endorsement from a Miami-Dade commissioner:

Ron DeSantis, the other Republican, sent this pro-life accolade out this morning:

Now to the Cabinet races.

Agriculture Commissioner candidate Denise Grimsley stumped through the Space Coast on Sunday:


On Saturday, Ag Comish hopeful Matt Caldwell found himself in Indian River County:

Attorney General candidate Frank White responded to a political cartoonist’s rendering:

Now to the Florida Delegation.

U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, running for re-election this year, is flanked by veterans in this photo:

Congressman Ted Deutch, who represents the Parkland area in the U.S. House, is continuing his criticism of Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam:

And lastly, some bits from down the ballot.

Nearby Democrats came out in full for state Rep. Jared Moskowitz‘ re-election bid:

State Rep. Dane Eagle is putting the algae on notice:

State Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith met up with the survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting:

State Sen. Dana Young is working hard for re-election, and has the Fitbit data to prove it:

Last year’s Senate budget chief Rob Bradley is happy the feds are coming through for the Herbert Hoover Dike:

Danny McAuliffe

Danny McAuliffe is a Tallahassee correspondent for Florida Politics. He is a graduate of Florida State University, where he served as the editor of the FSView & Florida Flambeau. He is a lifelong Floridian and indulges in swimming, hiking, running and memes when the news cycle permits. Reach him at [email protected]


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