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#FlaPol in Review: A weekend roundup

With just weeks out from the election, every candidate is doing something over the weekend.

For some, the crowds are growing, and the number of doors knocked is increasing.

Here’s what some pols are doing on Saturdays and Sundays ahead of Nov. 6.

Democratic candidate for Governor Andrew Gillum drew a large number of attendees in Stuart after unveiling his environmental plan last week:

Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis announced that his Panhandle staff would take a break from traditional campaigning to assist Floridians with the impending Hurricane Michael:

DeSantis’ running mate, state Rep. Jeanette Nunez, was busy on the trail speaking with veterans:

Republican Attorney General hopeful Ashley Moody stopped in Ocala over the weekend:

Democratic candidate for Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried met party powerhouse Mike Bloomberg as he visited the Sunshine State:

Democratic candidate for Attorney General Sean Shaw spoke to party faithfuls in Palm Beach:

Incumbent Republican Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis is knocking on doors for his reelection bid:

Democratic CFO challenger Jeremy Ring opened three new offices:

Democratic Congressman and former Governor Charlie Crist is all in for Gillum: 

Democratic U.S. House hopeful Mary Barzee Flores also is working for the party’s candidates at the top of the ballot:

Democratic state House hopeful Anna Eskamani has teamed up with incumbent Democratic Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy:

Democratic congressional candidate Nancy Soderberg canvassed West Volusia:

Donna Shalala, who’s hoping to grab an open House seat this fall, joined other party electeds over the weekend: 

Democratic congressional hopeful David Shapiro drew a small crowd: 

Republican state Sen. Dana Young grabbed a photo op with Pirulo: 

Young also got support from term-limited state Sen. Rene Garcia

Republican state Sen. Jeff Brandes‘ campaigning took to a Pinellas boardwalk over the weekend: 

Republican state Rep. Bob Cortes canvassed Maitland: 

Democratic state Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith might’ve knocked on your Orlando-area residence: 

Democratic state Rep. Janet Cruz, who’s challenging Young in the state Senate, spoke with voters Tampa: 

Written By

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

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