Latest poll: Andrew Gillum v. Ron DeSantis going down to the wire
Ron DeSantis insists on spreading false attacks on Andrew Gillum.

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Democrat Andrew Gillum is up two points in the latest poll of the Florida Governor’s race.

A St. Pete Polls survey of the race released Saturday put Republican Ron DeSantis behind Gillum 48-46 percent, a lead just barely outside of the poll’s 1.9 percent margin of error.

Nearly 4 percent of the sample is undecided, while another 2 percent cast their vote for Reform Party candidate Darcy Richardson.

The poll, completed just days away from the Nov. 6 election, surveyed 2,733 likely registered voters or voters who plan to cast a ballot next Tuesday. Interviews were conducted via an automated telephone polling system.

Notably, more respondents (57 percent) indicated they’d already voted than those who said they plan to vote (43 percent). Roughly 40 percent of the sample is registered Republican, 39 percent Democrat and 22 percent non-party affiliate.

Gillum and DeSantis both overwhelmingly captured party faithfuls, with Gillum picking up 80 percent of Democrats’ support and DeSantis capturing 78 percent of Republicans in the sample.

Non-party affiliates, which have in some polls flocked to Gillum, backed the two major-party candidates almost evenly, although Gillum ultimately led among NPAs 47-45.

By race, DeSantis led Gillum among white voters 54-41 percent. Meanwhile, Gillum enjoyed strong a lead among black voters with 81 percent of their support in the poll. Hispanic voters split nearly evenly, backing Gillum and DeSantis 49-47, respectively.

DeSantis picked up more support with men, leading the Tallahassee Mayor 49-45. But Gillum led female voters 51-44.

Nearly every public poll has shown Gillum ahead of DeSantis, although margins have undoubtedly tightened in the days approaching the election. CNN, which polled the gubernatorial race in early October, put Gillum ahead of the former congressman by 12 points. In another survey published this week by CNN, Gillum was up by just one point.

In prior post-primary polling of the Florida Governor’s race, St. Pete Polls had afforded the candidates similar margins. Gillum polled at a one-point lead on Oct. 16, and again on Oct. 22.

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]


218 comments

  • Michael

    November 3, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    Florida, wake up. Don’t vote for this socialist Gillum. He will ruin the state of Florida and your economy. Vote for DeSantis. Red Wave

    • Endy

      November 3, 2018 at 1:24 pm

      Nahhh he’s gonna repeal protection for preexisting conditions. He gave tax cuts to the wealthy . He sure does not have my vote. Vote wisely to safe guard America’s future and not cos you think. Look at the records.

      • LARRY R

        November 3, 2018 at 2:39 pm

        Good post .Go with DeSantis !
        STOP YOUR TAX INCREASE !!!

        • Barry

          November 3, 2018 at 3:07 pm

          Gillum does not propose any tax increase for individuals, just those wealthy corporations that skate by paying little or nothing right now. Truth is our teachers are 45/50 in the lowest pay and it’s reflected in the results of public education. Even worse is Desantis telling a stage 4 cancer patient to “go to an emergency room” for medical care since no insurance Co would cover her.

          • kcm

            November 3, 2018 at 3:27 pm

            FWIW the average teacher salary in Ft. Lauderdale is $54,000. The average salary for all of Ft. Lauderdale is $57,000. But we have to work 3 months longer a year for those extra $3,000, have poor benefits at best, and are always on the razor’s edge of employment at will.

            40% of Ft. Lauderdalians make under $40,000, again working 3 extra months with no benefits.

            Over 55% of Ft. Lauderdalians have at least a bachelor’s degree, so don’t go there.

            The issue isn’t teacher’s pay, it is everyone’s pay. Teacher’s make what we all make, and it sucks for all of us, but for most of us more, and teachers have no solidarity with their neighbors. None. They could use their platform for all of us, instead they insult us.

          • John Bishop

            November 3, 2018 at 4:05 pm

            You must be very low IQ or inexperienced. I left California because of the same thing.. Hillum will start with corporate but it won’t end there. Don’t believe his nonsense! You guys are playing with fire.

          • Foster

            November 3, 2018 at 4:41 pm

            How ’bout yesterday’s Tallahassee double murder! Gillum goes into hiding for 2 days. Now that idiot Obama knows what Trump is doing at the border. He’s preventing the murders Gillum helps happen. END SANCTUARY CITIES like Tallahassee. thanks to Gillum it’s the murder capital of Florida

          • Joe english

            November 3, 2018 at 4:45 pm

            Your insane. Open border wellfare state California here we come. Disgusting…..

          • Mickey Bunt

            November 3, 2018 at 5:51 pm

            Hey moron, corporations don’t pay taxes, customers do in the form of higher prices. Corporations are simply tax collectors for the govt.

          • Steve Walker

            November 3, 2018 at 6:24 pm

            DeSantis keeps talking about a wall? What are we going to do, build a wall between Florida and Georgia? lol

          • Jose

            November 3, 2018 at 6:43 pm

            Pt still going to ER for nothing just abusing the health system. He can give medicare to everyone money for medicare come from goverment not from florida state be realistic

          • Len

            November 3, 2018 at 6:49 pm

            Better check your facts! You like high crime?

          • Tom Stein

            November 3, 2018 at 9:13 pm

            Tallahassee and Port St Lucie have almost the same population, Tallahassee had 26 murders last year, Port St Lucie had three, the difference? Tallahassee had Andrew Gillum as the mayor.

          • Pd

            November 3, 2018 at 11:13 pm

            Small business makes 50 percent of the work force and do not get major tax breaks. They deduct the cost of the business and only tax the profit. Those tax breaks help small business.

          • Michael Leinbach

            November 4, 2018 at 8:29 am

            Barry if you believe that then you are fooling yourself. Liberals say this sort of thing to get in and then do what they please and because they said they were going to raise taxes you then claim it isnt a lie afterwards.

            Trump already said he is not getting rid of preexisting conditions coverage by insurance companies.

          • Armando

            November 4, 2018 at 8:46 am

            Liberals that just loves to point out how corporations don’t pay their fair share of taxes. They also love to point out that the Uber Rich don’t pay their fair share of taxes. Total bullshit! Without corporations and without the ridge, who incidentally pay exorbitant taxes, there would be no economy. We would have with you liberals are seeking – socialism! Quick walking around with your hand out and get to work

          • Kenny

            November 4, 2018 at 9:35 am

            Your realize that allows companies to stay and hire more workers. If taxes are raised on them they will simply leave the state and people lose jobs. Your Ignorance is appalling.

          • Tom Patt

            November 4, 2018 at 12:20 pm

            Corp. Don’t pay taxes, raise in taxes is passed on to the consumer. Wake up Florida.

          • Mena M Shaw

            November 5, 2018 at 5:07 am

            A Governor can Not repeal pre existing conditions. You just proved how little you know and uninformed people like you are dangerous to the rest of us. De Santis has gotten my vote

        • Michael Fin

          November 3, 2018 at 5:35 pm

          Tax increase for the wealthy check facts

          • Len

            November 3, 2018 at 6:50 pm

            Are you delusional? When was the last time a democrat didn’t raise taxes on everything?? You raise a tax on a business and they will leave!! Go look at ct smh

          • Giovanni Terre

            November 3, 2018 at 6:54 pm

            Actually, as he has already done in Tallahassee, there will be tax increase for all businesses including small, struggling businesses that can barely survive. Also increasing taxes will drive big businesses/corporations out of the state which, in turn, will hurt the economy. For the businesses that do stay, they will just increase prices for the everyday consumer so they the taxes do not effect their profit margins, which in the long term leads to inflation. “check facts”

          • DENNIS FEDERICO

            November 3, 2018 at 8:43 pm

            Whats wealthy? It keeps getting lower to were the middle class is considered rich. Lets keep the rich people here, dont chase them away with communist gullum

          • DENNIS FEDERICO

            November 3, 2018 at 8:44 pm

            Whats wealthy? It keeps getting lower to were the middle class is considered rich. Lets keep the rich people here, dont chase them away with communist gillum

          • Joe English

            November 3, 2018 at 8:44 pm

            Whats wealthy? It keeps getting lower to were the middle class is considered rich. Lets keep the rich people here, dont chase them away with communist gillum

        • Tb01

          November 3, 2018 at 9:50 pm

          Florida DOES NOT even have state taxes! How you you increase something that you DONT even have!

          • Pd

            November 3, 2018 at 11:14 pm

            He wants to add 2 billion worth of taxes.

        • Lysa

          November 3, 2018 at 10:37 pm

          No thx, i hate him. He was so week in those debates. Gillum the articular one has my vote.

          • Cindy

            November 4, 2018 at 9:53 am

            Lisa- You mean to say “articulate one”- LOL DeSantis is a Yale graduate, Navy Jag officer, and Congressman. Gillum is full of hot air. He is smooth talking crook with no substance.

        • michael

          November 4, 2018 at 2:04 am

          Vote Gillum for health care, wage increase,pre existing conditions,Floridas enviorment,the list go’s on De Santis is in the pocket of big money,Six years as senator and did not do one thing except vote with big money.Pay attention research and don’t give your vote away.

          • Michael Leinbach

            November 4, 2018 at 8:33 am

            Wow michael, you truly are lying for Gillum.
            You say Pay attention research and dont give your vote away but you know damned well you did not research anything properly. Just looked up a bunch of liberal spinsters and believe them while auto rejecting whatever Fox News says or any non leftist org says without doing any research on what they say.

            So when you say do research you really mean read all the leftist sources you can and believe them all while auto rejecting anything not extreme leftist view.

            Extremely disingenuous liberals. Across the board.

          • Vote DeSantis

            November 4, 2018 at 9:27 am

            First of all, Congressman DeSantis was never a Senator, so you don’t know what you are talking about. You are uneducated about political facts.

            Obama raised taxes on the so called “rich”, aka anyone who works, and our economy grew at only 1.2 or 1.3 for 8 long years.

            Now the economy is roaring at 4.2 wages are up we have unemployment at 3.7% the lowest unemployment in 50 years and you urge Floridians to vote for a socialist who would make FL look like California, broke and over run with illegals and gangs. Gillum does not support police or law enforcement. Terrible vision. A leftist.

            This is not about having a black Governor, this is about capitalism versus socialism.

            Vote DeSantis, he is military, smart, represents voters like us on Main Street not lobbyists.

            Go Ron Go!

          • Louise

            November 4, 2018 at 2:02 pm

            Obama already gave us health care. Obama Gillum are one in the same. Almost NO MDs take Medicaid, so even if Gillum were to succeed in giving 800,000 people medicaid, it’s like handing out losing lottery tickets. Obama’s failed policy are what brought us Trump. Why would anyone vote for Obama’s failed policies again – such short memories. The economy is the best it has been in a long time as an older woman, I had 3 job offers this past 18 months. Under Obama, I couldn’t even get a job interview for positions that I had 20+ years experience with. It was so nice to be able to take a family vacation this year when I couldn’t for the 8 years that Obama’s policies were in place. Vote Republican – DeSantis. When we have great jobs – we all win!

      • Larry R

        November 3, 2018 at 2:42 pm

        Sorry, POS has been overused..show some creativity — How About ” Voting for the Felonious Mayor” Career Politician with NO SERVICE RECORD OUTSIDE POLITICS !!!

        • Michael Fin

          November 3, 2018 at 5:36 pm

          Like trump right?

          • Joe English

            November 3, 2018 at 7:17 pm

            No Trump built up a billion dolkar plus empire and sacrificed it all to help USA…

        • Jeff

          November 3, 2018 at 5:44 pm

          the tax cuts are polling at 32% approval people aren’t feeling those tax cuts the truth is the average worker getting about $ 44 a month while the millionaire is getting $3,244 a month

          • Cindy

            November 3, 2018 at 8:53 pm

            Actually the average family has children- when the average family files their federal income taxes- they will get a 2000 credit for each child. That is not a deduction it is a credit so even though they may not actually pay Federal taxes- they will get that money. Most families making less than 60,000 a year don’t pay federal taxes. They only pay for SS and Medicare taxes and get all their federal taxes paid in back at the end of the year. Tax burdens for Rich people were lowered from 39% to 36% with less deductions- so people that actually pay Federal income taxes did not get a big break. Businesses got the biggest tax deduction so they would stay in the USA and create jobs. The people that don’t understand are the people that don’t work and pay taxes. A few thousand a year buys a lot of groceries and school backpacks.

        • michael

          November 4, 2018 at 2:08 am

          You are in the dark with your eyes open.Keep your mouth shut if you cant speak without being foul

        • michael

          November 5, 2018 at 3:43 am

          Michael Lienback Do you think you are Psychic? How the Hell do you know what I’m thinking you Blowhard. I know you are not Psychic ,because if you were you would be shiting your pants just now because you would know that DeSantos is filing for unemployment and you are still a real dumbass across the board

      • Claudio Iodice

        November 3, 2018 at 4:53 pm

        I respectfully agree with you;
        Tax Cuts) Washington Post study confirmed that 94% of middle-class Americans received an average of $2,700 per working member in the family. Also due to tight immigration policy non high school, high school and college graduates received an average of 3.1 percent increase in pay. About the rich people you hear about related to tax cuts they are saying that because corporations tax bracket was lowered to make American companies competitive with corporations everywhere else in the world. We had the highest corporate tax in the world. That’s why manufacturing left the US..
        2) I’ll never understand why the people side with multi national News corporations big business and Wall Street with illegal immigration. It’s not about race sorry to inform you (I’m a legal immigrant) It’s about cheap labor, the more people they can get to work for less than Americans the higher their profits. Doesn’t it seem strange that people working for these big companies and are still eligible for food stamps!! While I like paying the guy $7 an hour cash to do my yard work. I would pay more to an American working up the latter of opportunity. Also I ask you to search Homeless in U-Tube and every city you see this terrible systemic problem it’s a city run by Democrats policy.
        3) Gillum wants to raise taxes which slows growth, wages and hiring. Florida became a place companies came because of the low tax. Also what happens is if they get a 4 1/2 percent increase they will just push the burden off to the consumer. So just know you will pay 4 1/2 percent more for everything you buy.
        4) Corruption, I’m sure you already heard about the Hamilton tickets, free trip on private plane and vacation and is currently under investigation by the FBI.
        5) I would direct you to the Project Veritas video and his best friend and college friend that runs his campaign calls White people CRACKERS and goes on to say that he has no intention of doing a lot of the stuff he talks about.. His words not mine!!
        6) He’s Anti law enforcement!! However you feel about police and I’m not crazy about them but I think you should show them respect.
        7) Amnesty and Sanctuary to illegal immigrants without building a wall. If you want to see what this looks like, you will see when you look at cities like San Francisco and Anaheim and Los Angeles. I could continue but I have to go, have a great weekend:)

        • Dervin s

          November 3, 2018 at 5:31 pm

          Lier lier

          • Cindy

            November 3, 2018 at 9:01 pm

            Everything Claudio said was 100% correct. Where did you learn how to spell? Try reading the actual tax policy instead of calling people liars.

        • Cindy

          November 3, 2018 at 8:56 pm

          Well said! Everything in your comment is 100% true

      • Claudio Iodice

        November 3, 2018 at 4:56 pm

        I respectfully disagree with you;
        1) Tax Cuts; Washington Post study confirmed that 94% of middle-class Americans received an average of $2,700 per working member in the family. Also due to tight immigration policy non high school, high school and college graduates received an average of 3.1 percent increase in pay. About the rich people you hear about related to tax cuts they are saying that because corporations tax bracket was lowered to make American companies competitive with corporations everywhere else in the world. We had the highest corporate tax in the world. That’s why manufacturing left the US..
        2) I’ll never understand why the people side with multi national News corporations big business and Wall Street with illegal immigration. It’s not about race sorry to inform you (I’m a legal immigrant) It’s about cheap labor, the more people they can get to work for less than Americans the higher their profits. Doesn’t it seem strange that people working for these big companies and are still eligible for food stamps!! While I like paying the guy $7 an hour cash to do my yard work. I would pay more to an American working up the latter of opportunity. Also I ask you to search Homeless in U-Tube and every city you see this terrible systemic problem it’s a city run by Democrats policy.
        3) Gillum wants to raise taxes which slows growth, wages and hiring. Florida became a place companies came because of the low tax. Also what happens is if they get a 4 1/2 percent increase they will just push the burden off to the consumer. So just know you will pay 4 1/2 percent more for everything you buy.
        4) Corruption, I’m sure you already heard about the Hamilton tickets, free trip on private plane and vacation and is currently under investigation by the FBI.
        5) I would direct you to the Project Veritas video and his best friend and college friend that runs his campaign calls White people CRACKERS and goes on to say that he has no intention of doing a lot of the stuff he talks about.. His words not mine!!
        6) He’s Anti law enforcement!! However you feel about police and I’m not crazy about them but I think you should show them respect.
        7) Amnesty and Sanctuary to illegal immigrants without building a wall. If you want to see what this looks like, you will see when you look at cities like San Francisco and Anaheim and Los Angeles. I could continue but I have to go, have a great weekend:)

        • Jeff

          November 3, 2018 at 5:46 pm

          If all that you say is true why are Democrats poised to take the House of Representatives over 400 State Senate seats and 10 to 12 Governor’s races people don’t see the great economy at all

      • Rudy

        November 3, 2018 at 6:15 pm

        You’re an idiot

      • Josh

        November 3, 2018 at 7:11 pm

        Are you really that ignorant? Listen to yourself, I mean really look at all the details. Most importantly listen and pay attention to what each candidate brings to the table. Desantis doesn’t have a single clue to what to do with the state of FL! He is too busy listening to the President Trump on how to run FL. Desantis doesn’t have any ideas or plans of his very own. Do you know how easy it is to shift the blame/hang a puppet when the strings are attached to the end of someone else’s hand?! I mean come on people wake up and smell what’s cooking!! I am a lifelong resident of FL. Politicians majority f the time lacks common sense when it comes to laws or the people of a particular state. Desantis has zero common sense and I guarantee you if(big if) Desantis wins he will governor the state of Fl like a chicken with his head cutoff in other words..DESANTIS DOESN’T HAVE A SINGLE CLUE OF WHAT TO DO WITH THE STATE OF FLORIDA AS WELL AS THE RESIDENTS OF FLORIDA!!……I ENCOURAGE EVERYONE TO VOTE ANDREW GILLUM THE MAN WITH A PLAN, HE KNOWS EXACTLY WHAT TO DO WITH THIS LOVING SUNSHINE STATE OF FLORIDA!!
        ANDREW GILLUM WILL TAKE CARE OF THE VERY RESIDENTS OF THIS LOVING STATE THAT I LOVE VERY MUCH CALLED FLORIDA!! VOTE ANDREW GILLUM TODAY…GO VOTE NOV. 6 ALL VOTES MATTER… GILLUM FOR GOVERNOR!!!

        • Cindy

          November 3, 2018 at 9:47 pm

          DeSantis is a Yale Graduate – A Navy Jag Officer
          -Congressman
          He is well-educated and he is not a crook.

          Gillum ran Tallahassee into the ground. The city is not safe anymore. He accepts bribes and thinks he is above the law.
          The last thing I want is for Florida to turn into Illinois. I can only imagine how Gillum would manage a multiple hurricane season. Bernie Sanders and George Soros would not be backing Gillum if he wasn’t a socialist.

          • Trish

            November 3, 2018 at 11:48 pm

            Well said Cindy ..these are facts ..Voted for De Santis & Scott ..they are the best choices for the future ..Gillum is a dangerous decision ..the facts of Gillum are very troublesome for me ..

          • Suzie

            November 4, 2018 at 12:13 am

            AMEN

          • Bobby L Elderpass

            November 4, 2018 at 1:03 am

            Cindy you a dumb azz you sound like a racist azz republican but guess what it’s over Mr gillium will be your next Florida governor comes November 6 how you like that.

          • michael

            November 4, 2018 at 2:15 am

            If you really think Desantos is that great you are a fool and I bet you think Trump is a wonderfull guy, you must be cut from the same cloth

          • Jessica

            November 4, 2018 at 4:36 pm

            Well said, Cindy!

        • Trish

          November 3, 2018 at 11:05 pm

          I am a woman & already Voted for De Santis & Scott . Why ?
          They are the Best Intelligent Candidates for the Future … This is coming from a Former Democrat that went Republican .BTW ..Trump.has done a Great Job !! Think , Read Facts , Not Fake propaganda …

      • Michael Leinbach

        November 4, 2018 at 8:27 am

        You just can not be this foolish to believe the media. Everyone, on either side of

        the isle, no matter how much the media on the left says otherwise, has wanted

        insurance companies to not refuse preexisting conditions.

        Voting wisely means understanding the facts. Trump did not give tax cuts to

        ONLY the wealthy and to say that without even saying the normal “and

        crumbs to the middle class” makes your comment completely disingenuous. At

        least try to be honest. You are completely being dishonest.

        If you look at the records today the economy is doing better than it ever has in
        nearly every category and you need to stop allowing Obama to fool you every election cycle when you know the news cycle in between has to give Trump credit then Obama comes along trying to steal it with his 6 year of blaming Bush and now trying to take credit for the first 2 years of Trumps Presidency when Trump made drastic changes to make sure the economy was charged and Obama left Bush budget in place because he had no clue what he was doing and spent on top of it the first two years he was in office.

        Florida, be smart. You have never had to pay income taxes to your state and it has worked great. Now some leftist wants to come along and force you to take on liberal policies which destroy areas that liberals run. Do not let them come in there and destroy Florida. EVER

      • Dem voting Republican

        November 4, 2018 at 9:42 am

        Endy,

        Stop getting your info from fake news. Desantis will protect pre-existing. It’s a fear tactic by the libtards. Obummer said you could keep your doctor. How did that workout? The libtard communist Democrats are the proven liars. Look at project veritas. Caught them all lying on tape. Also, I am far from rich and got a great tax cut saving me a good amount of cash. Corporations provide jobs. They provide money for their workers. Why should’t they get tax breaks? Gillum has sucked off the government tit his whole life, has no idea how business works like his dumbass protoge Obummer. Gillum has never had a real job other than a scumbag politician. Democrats are corrupt criminals. If you can’t see the light there is no hope for you. Vote Desantis/ Scott. They are on tape lying in front of your eyes!!! Watch it!!!

      • Mena M Shaw

        November 5, 2018 at 5:06 am

        A Governor can Not repeal pre existing conditions. You just proved how little you know and uninformed people like you are dangerous to the rest of us. De Santis has gotten my vote

    • Taoist

      November 3, 2018 at 2:50 pm

      He is NOT a Socialist!

      • Djjd

        November 3, 2018 at 3:38 pm

        Oh no, he’s a total socialist and a criminal.

      • Joe english

        November 3, 2018 at 4:47 pm

        Hes a communist

        • Nan

          November 3, 2018 at 4:58 pm

          He is certainly a socialist, and not an honest one. . Wake up.

      • Nan

        November 3, 2018 at 4:54 pm

        I believe Florida cares to much for its future, safest, economy, and children/grandchildren to ever vote Gillium as the next Governor. Want high taxes?? Look at Democratic NY and California, etc.

        • Jeff

          November 3, 2018 at 5:47 pm

          California and New York are the two richest states in the country

        • michael

          November 4, 2018 at 2:25 am

          what has Scott done for you or the children?? wake up look around ,put your red hat on and walk around like the idiot you are.economy that tells me alot,as long as your ok to hell with people who need a hand up to hell with there children. Gillum will win and you have already lost along time ago!

      • Claudio

        November 3, 2018 at 5:09 pm

        Free college and free Medicare for all!! Who is going to pay for that!
        If you confiscated all the money from the top 1% U couldn’t pay the bill for such a program for 1 year.
        California wants to lead the nation in doing this Free Medicare and College for all but can’t afford to do it!! Besides California is losing a tax payer at the rate of 1 per minute! They are moving to Florida and Texas because of the tax law . That’s why they are the two fastest growing states in the country..
        San Francisco wants to charge a homeless tax and even Billionaire Jack Dorsey of Twitter said he would move if that was passed!!

        • Jeff

          November 3, 2018 at 7:39 pm

          Review of the Fortran dollar federal budget there’s money for Medicare for all instead of welfare for corporations get ready for the Blue Wave

        • Bobby L Elderpass

          November 4, 2018 at 1:58 am

          Fuc Jack Dorsey and you dumb fuc you just like your dumb azz republicans racist buddy’s stupid azz fuc I voted for Mr gillium and will vote for him again.

      • Jerry

        November 3, 2018 at 5:21 pm

        His staffers admitted he is socialist to an undercover reporter. They even admitted that he won’t be able to achieve most of his campaign promises: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=di3WRRHRWlE

        • Fred

          November 3, 2018 at 8:50 pm

          Do you know what a socialist is? Just throwing the word around and hoping that everyone hates it won’t work. Socialists care about their communities and their country.. the opposite of fascists, who only care about greed and selfishness!

          • Joe English

            November 3, 2018 at 8:51 pm

            Hugo chavez or Ronald Reagan u pick….

      • Cindy

        November 3, 2018 at 9:48 pm

        Gillum is a Soros backed socialist. Even worse, he is a crook.

    • I don't CARE do u?

      November 3, 2018 at 3:04 pm

      Hahaha, We the Floridians are awake and know what is good for us, our children and for America! If you don’t like our choice of Andrew Gillum, go and burn the sea. Gillum has my vote for sure!!!

      • Wolfmia

        November 3, 2018 at 4:15 pm

        It’s funny how you say choice

      • Joe English

        November 3, 2018 at 4:50 pm

        All you see is race and free money. We dont burn anything you liberal communists do that.

      • Bobby L Elderpass

        November 4, 2018 at 1:05 am

        Real talk know doubt that’s all what matters I voted for Mr gillium.

    • Mary Ross

      November 3, 2018 at 3:08 pm

      Please don’t buy into the scare tactic by the paid trolls! Gillum is the right choice! he’s for the people think of your health care think of your children think of the environment .

      • Joe English

        November 3, 2018 at 4:53 pm

        Think of sanctuary citys, my money going to illegal aliens not my kids, this is why I left communist NYC, your dillusional….corporations & jobs leaving, crime rates double. Wake up!!!!!!!!

        • Fred

          November 3, 2018 at 8:53 pm

          We are awake and know that those are Conservative talking points (lies)..nothing based in fact meant as red meat for the gullible!

        • Trish

          November 3, 2018 at 11:55 pm

          You are 10p% right Joe English on what you wrote …I can not believe what I’m reading on these posts..Gillum is a dangerous choice …All the Facts show this..
          Ron De Santis & Scott Are the Best choices for our future !

        • you're not fooling anyone

          November 4, 2018 at 1:32 am

          You left NY because you couldn’t hack it there. Florida gets a lot of LOSERS from New York.Your spelling proves my point. And it’s you’re.

    • Mena M Shaw

      November 3, 2018 at 4:04 pm

      I didn’t vote for thay oily thievin liar. What I do not understand is how white women, mothers of white sons and daughters would vote for anyone who represents a party which is supported by people like Don Lemon who are calling white men the biggest threat in America. How does that racist piece of garbage still have a job?

      • David

        November 3, 2018 at 6:36 pm

        Because the facts of history prove him right. Did the native american linch Blacks? How many people of color have committed the crimes white men have committed? In a country that the white man came and occupied. And you have a nerve to want to keep others out. You hipocrit .You’re not native you murdered raped and cheated you’re way into a country that wasnt yours to begin with. Then you went and got Chinese and blacks to help build the country that you enjoy freedoms in. Then you cheat in all the elections to maintain power hiding behind religion as if you are doing God’s work. Now you complain when a person of color comes in to try and clean up the mess you made in the house. So that everyone can have a seat at the table you didn’t even build.

        • Diane W

          November 4, 2018 at 1:02 am

          This is getting SOOOO old, stop the so-called history lesson because it reflects you are the true racist. I will not apologize to you or anyone else for being white. I voted for Trump and Desantis because I love America and FL. I am an Independent voter, a majority of Independents are voting Republican. Before you assume anything about me because I am white, let me advise you I was not born in the US. Gillum is like a majority of the left, he has no moral compass or ethics. It has zero to do with race, period….

          • Bobby L Elderpass

            November 4, 2018 at 1:10 am

            That’s right it is getting old that’s exactly why I voted for Mr gillium.

          • michael

            November 4, 2018 at 2:41 am

            pull your head out of your ass, your chocking on your racist bullshit.You are a racist I dont care where you were born. Go back home and vote for a ticket back but get ready for Trumps wall and dont bring your children if you want to see them again you fool. I fought for this Country and the men I fought with would be glade to let you start your own Caravan with Trump

    • David

      November 3, 2018 at 4:07 pm

      Gillum is the only choice.

      • Joe English

        November 3, 2018 at 4:55 pm

        For sick people. Nothings free and the police keep you safe… Wake up!!!!!! No sanctuary money pit cities, no state income tax. Go patriot Iraq vet Desantis. Down with criminal weirdo gullum.

        • David

          November 3, 2018 at 6:44 pm

          He quit one job because it got to hot in the kitchen. He is a lap dog and slack for frump. He’s weak and his president is weak that’s why he’s a bully hiding behind others to do their dirty work.

        • Gino

          November 4, 2018 at 12:36 am

          Teach DeSantis how to debate, he has mention nothing about helping Floridians of all races as Gillium did. It’s time to go blue. Republican turn democrat. Trump and all the other republicans are racist pigs and will burn in hell.

    • Maria

      November 3, 2018 at 4:31 pm

      Black Female and voted straight Red!

      • Joe English

        November 3, 2018 at 4:56 pm

        Amen….

      • Claudio

        November 3, 2018 at 5:17 pm

        Hi Black female your a bright girl:) I would rather refer to you as an American patriot. It’s these news programs that divide all of us as tribes 🙂 This is a great economy why would we change course!!

        • David

          November 3, 2018 at 6:59 pm

          You give credit for the economy to a party who got a economy that had over a trillion dollar d . Cut in half by the previous administration and job growth cut from 12. To 7. And still growing. Yet you continue working to help people work 2&3 jobs to survive instead of raising the minimum wage. Save your accolades.

          • Len

            November 3, 2018 at 7:04 pm

            First of all no one cut any deficit … the deficit will never be cut by any party ever… the deficit is a joke it’s on purpose it stimulates the economy when the government spends… learn that first…second raising the minimum wage doesn’t do anything for any economy… if you work a minimum wage job you are supposed to work another job … they aren’t designed to be head of household jobs … only people who suffer from raising the minimum wage is the consumer !!! It’s simple economics! They are not gonna raise the minimum wage that’s just what they tell you to get the poor vote… they constantly raise the minimum wage and the poor people are still poor! Smh brain dead people

      • David

        November 3, 2018 at 6:47 pm

        That’s OK you’re a sellout and dumb enough to broadcast it. Ignorance is bliss.

      • you're not fooling anyone

        November 4, 2018 at 1:38 am

        Right Maria, you aren’t fooling anyone. Except lil Joey who couldn’t make it ib New York.

    • Roman

      November 3, 2018 at 4:47 pm

      Please speak facts! We as citizens in this great state should stop confusing our feelings for facts & letting that steer our vote.
      Michael, do you have any facts?

      • michael

        November 4, 2018 at 3:00 am

        Roman look around did you watch the debates??? do you really think DeSantos cares about you or the people of Florida?? you have lost your ability to reason.The red tide,Scotts new bank account nice right,pre existing conditions Desantos voted six times to let the insurance folks denie you,45th in the nation for our schools and you and the great people of FL like that crap what does it take?? You people lost along time ago

    • Nan

      November 3, 2018 at 4:53 pm

      I believe Florida cares to much for its future, safest, economy, and children/grandchildren to ever vote Gillium as the next Governor. Want high taxes?? Look at Democratic NY and California, etc.

    • BRYAN ROYER

      November 3, 2018 at 5:20 pm

      We are already awoken. No more Republican trash

    • Jeff

      November 3, 2018 at 5:52 pm

      I live in Florida I have friends who live in Tallahassee and they say Andrew Gillam’s not only honest he’s done a great job as mayor and he’ll do a great job as governor of the state of Florida

    • Bush

      November 3, 2018 at 7:10 pm

      Enough fear mongering.

    • Norman

      November 3, 2018 at 7:16 pm

      Gee Michael… R U one of those Russians sending blab on the internet? Get real man, it is time for some very overlong change in Florida. 8 Years of Republican control has given our State nothing for those who suffer…. well, maybe Food Stamps from the feds… nothing else for the homeless, veterans, low income wage earners. Heck, the average one bedroom apartment in Fort Lauderdale is going for $1,100.00 a month. Who can afford more when Mom, Dad and the kids need just a ‘bit’ more room. Get a life! We need Big Change in Tallahassee. I’m voting – Proudly – a Straight Democratic Ticket – Top to Bottom this year! No regrets…….

      • Len

        November 3, 2018 at 7:22 pm

        Are you serious!! Florida was in the dumps… it was borderline bankrupt … the state was falling apart the economy was done… Scott saved it… now you see things getting built all over! Get educated … earn it.. stop looking for a hand out .. lazy asses! Gillum is the mayor of the worst crime ridden highest tax jobless city in Florida ! Get a clue!

        • Jeff

          November 3, 2018 at 7:44 pm

          Scott caused red tide by slashing in the EPA by 700 million dollars rand putting 500 million dollars in his pocket during his eight years as Governor he can’t beat Nelson get ready for the Blue Wave

      • MICHAEL

        November 4, 2018 at 3:10 am

        Gee Norman I’m a proud DEMOCRAT dont call me names I fought for my country and if you could pay attention I love Mayor Gillum and I have helped many poor folks in my lifetime that’s why I’m here to voice my opinion and try to help all the people of Florida do you get it!!!

    • Jeff

      November 3, 2018 at 7:41 pm

      He was mayor of Tallahassee for 15 years the economy boomed crime is at a five-year low he was reelected with 73% of the vote Andrew Gillum is the next governor of the state of Florida

    • Mark

      November 3, 2018 at 7:57 pm

      Intelligent people realize Single Payer Healthcare is superior in every way to what we have for profit insurance conglomerates getting between patient and Dr driving up costs with rationing care and driving down quality of care too. That is the Republican health care model with insurers and drug companies gouging out huge profits. That is why the cost of health care goes up so much every year. The rest of the world (including about 40 countries) have better health care than the US at half the cost while covering all their citizens. Wake up so you dont keep getting screwed in the for profit health care sham. The only reason we the still have this system is crooked politicians like (in my opinion) Desantis are taking kick backs from big insurers and Drug companies so they can make upwards of 10,000% profits on prescription drugs. It gets so the elderly cant afford their medications a real shame. Get rid of Desantis and that crook Scott and we can start improving health care.

      • Fred

        November 3, 2018 at 9:03 pm

        We are awake and know that those are Conservative talking points (lies)..nothing based in fact meant as red meat for the gullible!
        Excellent (and accurate) post. Only Scott has been scamming $350 million per year!

      • Cindy

        November 4, 2018 at 9:48 am

        Intelligent people realize how inferior Government healthcare really is. It is okay if you need a flu shot. My daughter experienced socialized medicine in Spain. We had to fly her back to the US to find out what was wrong with her. The tests ran in Spain were so inferior, US doctors wouldn’t use them. Canadians come to the US if they need quality healthcare. Elderly people need to get in to see a doctor and not wait 6 weeks as they would with socialized healthcare. Obamacare drove up costs. What we need to do is fix the awful mess called Obamacare and let people select what they need not what the Government tells us we have to buy. No thank you! We don’t want our taxes tripled so that the Government can destroy us and let old people die.

    • John

      November 3, 2018 at 8:29 pm

      Better to vote for a racist Nazi-lover like DeSantis? Yes, throwing labels is easy. But look at the conferences DeSantis has attended, the endorsements and sources of funds he’s received. And his “not a time to monkey around with you vote” racist dog whistle. Do your homework. Use your brain. Listen to your conscience. Don’t vote for racist DeSantis.

    • Lol

      November 3, 2018 at 9:27 pm

      Lol, I monkeyed it up for you

    • Trump Puppet

      November 3, 2018 at 9:46 pm

      You need to wake up. Dishonest Desantis is a lapdog for this joke of a president called Trump. 30 lies a day. You are ok with that?

    • Trish

      November 3, 2018 at 10:44 pm

      Agree ! People, make the Right educated , beneficial choice for Florida .Really know the facts ..Gillum will destroy us ..very scary ..De Santis is for All the people ..

    • Trish

      November 3, 2018 at 10:52 pm

      De Santis is Not a racist ..Read the Facts ..Voted for De Santis & Scott …
      …Make the Right Choice ….For All of our Futures ! Vote De Santis

    • Trish

      November 3, 2018 at 11:12 pm

      Fred, I really hope you read & learn more on socialism….We certainly do not want it ..Gillum.is very scary & Does Not have a prosperous plan for All of us …De Santis Voted for & I am a former democrat ..Gillium is dangerous for All of us …btw..Trump.has done a great job ! Red all the way for the Best Future ☺

    • Bobby L Elderpass

      November 4, 2018 at 1:29 am

      You done lost your Rabbit mind the republicans are straight racist and bigots you need to wake up get real.

    • Phillip

      November 4, 2018 at 7:35 am

      Florida can’t afford a Governor like Gilliam,he is currently under FBI investigation and the crime rate in Tallahassee is more than doubled since he took office,Florida is doing well right now and we need to keep it up.We need RON DeSantis for our Governor.

    • Tiya

      November 4, 2018 at 10:04 am

      Hard pass. Gillum all the way. Vote for Desantis means you’re okay with racism and less health insurance. PASS! You only have to watch any of the debates to see what a douche canoe Desantis is.

    • at

      November 4, 2018 at 1:10 pm

      Wake up GOP. Trump is a disaster. Gillum and Nelson are going to be great for Florida.It is time for the rich to pay their fair share of taxes. Blue wave will turn into a tsunami.

    • Charles Campbell

      November 5, 2018 at 4:09 pm

      Agreed! Ron DeSantis was one of the few real Republican leaders in the House. I could understand his desire to give up a position as a House Rep to be the Governor of his home state, but HE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED IN CONGRESS!! He was pushing to get to the bottom of the CORRUPTION in the leadership of the FBI & DOJ! The Dim leadership in Congress was glad to see DeSantis go, and Dims have poured LOTS of $$$ into defeating him in this governor’s race. HEAR ME, FELLOW REPUBLICANS AND PATRIOTIC INDEPENDENTS (and patriotic Democrats, even), DO NOT SIT AT HOME AND LET THIS FAR-LEFT, SMOOTH-TALKING, POSSIBLY CORRUPT DEMOCRAT WIN THIS CRUCIAL RACE! HEY, YOU 22% OF REPUBLICANS WHO (per the above article) HAVEN’T VOTED YET, GET OUT AND VOTE!!! THIS IS NOT – REPEAT, NOT – A NORMAL MID-YEAR ELECTION!! THE DIMS HAVE TAKEN A VERY HARD-LEFT TURN FOR THE WORSE. WE HAVE GOT TO PULL THIS OUT!! Not to mention, do you want to see a stock mkt crash? Do you want to see the unemployment numbers go back up, & maybe lose YOUR job? Do you want to see open borders, with millions and millions more ILLEGAL aliens continuing to pour in? When the economy collapses, do you want to find out on the news that China, N Korea, Iran, and maybe Russia have attacked the USA and were successful at nuking five major cities and/or maybe taken out MOST of our power grid with one or two successful EMP explosions? ELECTIONS MATTER!! YOUR VOTE MATTERS! Get out there tomorrow and VOTE REPUBLICAN!!!

    • Ericka

      November 6, 2018 at 11:56 pm

      Don’t tell me who to vote for. You are an idot.

      • Ericka

        November 6, 2018 at 11:57 pm

        idiot. idiot. idiot.

    • Ericka

      November 6, 2018 at 11:58 pm

      Idiot. Don’t tell me who to vote for. Corrupt, backward GOP, Idiot.

  • jimmyjack

    November 3, 2018 at 1:05 pm

    yea–be a cracker bigot and vote for the pos desantis

    • Kirk Harrison

      November 3, 2018 at 2:23 pm

      This Remark is definitely Uncalled for.. if your Voting for Gillum, I’m Happy I’m not. If this rudeness is What his supporters look like? I’m Glad I’m a Republican with Some sort of Class

      • LARRY R

        November 3, 2018 at 2:43 pm

        Good post .Go with DeSantis !
        STOP YOUR TAX INCREASE !!!

        • Raul Gonzalez

          November 3, 2018 at 3:26 pm

          Is this a bot?

      • Riley Jusino

        November 3, 2018 at 5:34 pm

        Vote for DeSantis becuase he appeals to you with his policy, not because of what other people do. I voted for Gillum because he appeals to my ideals and beliefs. not defending the ridiculous posts. I don’t understand why everyone has to focus on the negative and not the positive.

      • Bush

        November 3, 2018 at 7:11 pm

        Have you heard Trump speeches

      • Jeff

        November 3, 2018 at 7:46 pm

        What Republicans don’t see coming is a huge turnout by minorities and women and young voters first-time voters it’s going to be unbelievable Democratic Victory and you have Donald Trump to blame on Tuesday night

      • michael

        November 4, 2018 at 3:16 am

        wrong it’s time you republicans had a taste of your own bullshit you wont be happy for long creep

    • Fur

      November 3, 2018 at 7:18 pm

      Your the racist!!! You call people racist and then you say “cracker” your a moron!!!!!!’

    • Bobby L Elderpass

      November 4, 2018 at 1:31 am

      Fuc the republicans and the boat they road in on I’m a die hard Democrat.

  • Proud Voter

    November 3, 2018 at 1:06 pm

    Not about blue or red that should be left for a box of crayons, childs play. Vote for the one you think will serve best without help from POTUS. Only reason Desantis is made it this far is because POTUS threw his weight behind him. Previously Putnam was set to make it to general election.

    • Jeff

      November 3, 2018 at 7:48 pm

      Donald Trump is great in a Republican primary but he’s poison in the general election get ready for the Blue Wave

    • Bobby L Elderpass

      November 4, 2018 at 1:33 am

      I do agree I voted for Mr gillium and will vote for him again.

  • Getoutandvote

    November 3, 2018 at 1:55 pm

    Andrew Guillum has my vote! DeSantis is a racist and I still can’t see why racism is never a deal breaker, unless you are also a racist

    • Kirk Harrison

      November 3, 2018 at 2:25 pm

      Bullshit button Gillum has More Woman Votes.
      So join them 1/2 men and Women

    • LARRY R

      November 3, 2018 at 2:45 pm

      Racist HOW ?? !!!
      BLANKET SMEARS ARE Not Valid , SORRY .

      • Jeff

        November 3, 2018 at 5:51 pm

        He’s been a mayor for 15 years and Tallahassee is flourishing that’s his record elected by 76% of the voters the last time he ran Andrew Gillum is a winner and he’ll be a fine governor

      • John

        November 3, 2018 at 8:31 pm

        so the DeSantis comment “don’t monkey around with your vote” was purely innocent and not the obvious racist dog-whistle it actually was?

    • Mena M Shaw

      November 3, 2018 at 4:18 pm

      So you blue koolaid and fell for the word police BS. And now because a guy said the word monkey… Didn’t call anyone anything let alone a monkey and now he is a racist. Your ignorance is stupifying.

      • Jeff

        November 3, 2018 at 7:49 pm

        Ronnie said monkey around that’s a dog whistle that’s racism and his policies are pro disaster we need health care in this country we need gun control in this country wake up and smell the coffee get ready for the Blue Wave

        • Lenard

          November 3, 2018 at 9:17 pm

          Let’s use Monkey around in a sentence… “Hey you two, stop monkeying around and get back to work.”
          When you monkey around, you waste time. When you monkey around with something, you often fiddle with it in an attempt to fix it or figure it out. You might, for example, monkey around with your dad’s broken computer. If a mother who’s heading off to work warns her teenager, “Don’t just monkey around today,” she means that she wants her child to accomplish something worthwhile. If you monkey around, you might do a few random tasks, but mostly you’re just fooling around. The expression comes from the way monkeys play: they don’t accomplish much, but they have a lot of fun. The people that say “monkey around” are in fact racist because that would mean that when Desantis said “Monkey around” people correlated it with Gillum because he’s black. 🤔

          • Lenard

            November 4, 2018 at 7:55 am

            What I meant to say was, the people that say Desantis is racist for saying “monkey around” are in fact racist themselves, because when he said that they correlated it with Gillum because he’s black. Desantis is not a racist.

    • Joe English

      November 3, 2018 at 5:00 pm

      Your the racist because your all about race. You need a exorcism!!! Get behind me…. Go patriot Iraq vet lover of USA. Down with criminal gullum and george globalist soros haters of america!!!!

    • Bobby L Elderpass

      November 4, 2018 at 1:36 am

      Dam right we all now desantis is a racist like his president the rapist of many young lady’s the hell with trump I already voted for Mr gillium and I’ll vote for him again.

    • you're not fooling anyone

      November 4, 2018 at 1:59 am

      Getoutandvote these people voted for Trump. They’re ok with his racist,sexist,xenophobic and religious intolerant self,because they agree with at least 3 of those 4.

  • Domino

    November 3, 2018 at 2:20 pm

    Mayor Gillum is not an FBI target; he is THE FBI target.

    Where is Gillum’s 2017 tax return.

    • Domino

      November 3, 2018 at 2:21 pm

      Where is Gillum’s 2017 tax return?

      • I don't Care do u?

        November 3, 2018 at 3:01 pm

        Have u seen your “president’s tax returns?

      • Jeff

        November 3, 2018 at 5:49 pm

        Is posted on his website he’s clean as a whistle

        • Bobby L Elderpass

          November 4, 2018 at 1:37 am

          Did you say he’s clean as a whistle ha ha ha wow lol.

    • Chris

      November 3, 2018 at 2:31 pm

      Where is the president and his tax return? Oh I forgot it’s ok for the White bigot not to show his tax return but gillum has to show his makes a ton of sense.

      • [email protected]

        November 3, 2018 at 5:03 pm

        All about race. You cant win on sanctuary cities, state income tax/ raiising taxes, hating police increasing crime. Your the racist you hate the USA….. Go patriot Iraq war vet Desantis… Down with criminal Andrew soros gullum

        • Bobby L Elderpass

          November 4, 2018 at 1:39 am

          You retarded sit yo crazy azz down somewhere dunce all y’all republicans are slow.

    • Taoist

      November 3, 2018 at 2:53 pm

      It has been posted!

    • kcm

      November 3, 2018 at 3:04 pm

      There is no way to conclude Gillum isn’t the FBI’s target and that his friend that he defamed and threw to the wolves was the informant, not the target.

      The FBI’s docs released last week show he was the target, the FBI dangled very expensive, impossible to get tickets to a Broadway show, and he took them. It also dangled a $4,000 check for a campaign event that Gillum also took. And there likely is more that hasn’t been released.

      Dems could have run good, solid candidates like Levine, but chose a classic corrupt municipal politician, which they did knowingly with no shame.

      Your team forced NPAs who may have voted Dem, like me, to voting for the alternative, because corruption is a hard no for us. It’s a main reason that we are NPA.

      Own it. You are ok with it. That’s your prerogative. But it’s pretty distasteful.

      • kcm

        November 3, 2018 at 3:16 pm

        by alternative, I mean Darcy Richardson

      • Jeff

        November 3, 2018 at 7:54 pm

        The Democrats decided to run a candidate from Tallahassee that won his last election by 73% the Democrats have the type of candidate that can win Statewide

      • Bobby L Elderpass

        November 4, 2018 at 1:44 am

        Another dunce wow you republicans are off the charts brain dead straight racist all of y’all lol we’re did you get your news from ow let me thank Fox’s news Sean hannity am I right retarded.

    • Jeff

      November 3, 2018 at 7:51 pm

      The FBI has cleared Gilliam of all charges he’s not under investigation he is for expanding Healthcare he is for cleaning up the red tide caused by the Republicans he is for reasonable gun laws in the state he is for roads and bridges and solar and wind get ready for the Blue Wave

  • Kirk Harrison

    November 3, 2018 at 2:26 pm

    Bullshit button Gillum has More Woman Votes.
    So join them 1/2 men and Women

  • Michael Davis

    November 3, 2018 at 2:27 pm

    Republicans are destroying Florida’s natural resources. Florida’s beaches have become crap now. Rick Scott’s wife’s company got the contract to spray Miami with poisons during the so called Zika outbreak she owns an extermination company we haven’t forgotten that. They are crooks.

    • LARRY R

      November 3, 2018 at 2:46 pm

      Where do you get these Lies ? ? SORRY NO facts, No blanket smears.

      • Taoist

        November 3, 2018 at 2:55 pm

        Read the papers!

  • Pbwpb

    November 3, 2018 at 2:30 pm

    Tax return? Both Candidates released them. Unlike POTUS who made it pretty clear that’s a joke to him

    • Domino

      November 3, 2018 at 2:34 pm

      Gillum filed April 15 and Hurricane Michael extensions for his 2017 return after demanding DeSantis release his returns.

  • kcm

    November 3, 2018 at 2:47 pm

    Yay Richardson!

    He has a good chance to rise on election day even higher, since the most rabid partisans will have already voted. Hopefully, he can match Johnson in 2016.

    Think how high he could have gotten if the press hadn’t reduced him to the 3 sentence alternative pro forma dismissal it always does of alternatives.

    Regardless of the paper they all did it, whether for him or local candidates like the NPA running for State House in District 93, Kelly Milam, who is feared enough by the Democrats that they’ve begun sending defamotory mailers saying she isn’t pro-choice, even though Emma Collum, the Dem candidate and leader of the Women’s March knows for a fact this is patently false by Milam’s answers to the Women’s March Candidate Questionnaire. Dispicable. Collum didn’t even vote in 2016 or 2014.

    When the press stops its silencing of alternatives, alternatives will sweep the elections.

  • John

    November 3, 2018 at 2:56 pm

    Which candidate will help create a sustainable environment for business and our way of life? Almost the whole state is out of new freshwater supplies, our water is loaded with nutrient pollution, and our coastlines overdeveloped. Reasonable regulation is needed before to stop these crises from spiralling.

    • [email protected]

      November 3, 2018 at 5:07 pm

      Not corrupt gullum he sold out for a broadway show…Desantis put it all on the line in Iraq….

    • Concerned in FL

      November 3, 2018 at 5:48 pm

      I agree and if FL becomes a “sanctuary” what will happen to an already overpopulated state? Lived in FL my whole life and it keeps going downhill. I do NOT want us to be a sanctuary state, I see how that has gone for other states and, no thank you! I also do NOT want state taxes. We already pay taxes on the money we earn, then when we file in April, we are taxed yet again on the same money!! You add another tax into that and the bottom line starts going toward the red zone. I think the comment DeSantis made early on about “monkeying up” was taken out of context, meant more of a “f$#cked up” way but admittedly a poor choice of words. Nothing would have been said if his opponent would have been white. Sometimes race is seen when it is not meant….. Coming from a military family DeSantis has my vote for defending our right to these many opinions as my husband, dad, father in law, grandfather, etc., did. They both have good and bad points, and as long as everyone uses their right to get out there and vote it will work out one way or another. Make sure you VOTE!!!!

      • Trish

        November 3, 2018 at 11:24 pm

        Well said Concerned in Fl…Ron De Santis is for All people ..Voted ..
        Securing our future ..Red is the way …

      • Bobby L Elderpass

        November 4, 2018 at 1:52 am

        You done lost your dam mind what planet you been living on that man is a straight racist nothing was took out of context he meant exactly what he said don’t monkey this up by electing that nigger that is what he really wanted to say and you dam well no that you ain’t that stupid better get real who you thank you fooling yea right I voted all ready for my next governor and that’s Mr gillium good luck racist.

  • ROBERT PARKER

    November 3, 2018 at 3:00 pm

    I put my real name here because I stand by my comments. I am independent of any party.
    Recent elections have not given us a lot to choose from. Don’t forget, the reason that we have this POTUS is because the Democratic party did not produce a better candidate. We are forced to pick the lesser of two “evils”. I believe that DeSantis is NOT a good candidate. The last debate sickened me. How is he the best that the Republican party has to offer? I will go with Gillum.

    • The1

      November 3, 2018 at 3:15 pm

      You will go with Gillum a guy that is corrupt and is investigated by the FBI? a guy that said that he’s going to raise corporate tax 40% which is going to trickle down to Floridians? A guy who’s going to strip away your Second Amendment right and destroy Medicare? Oooooooook…

      • Robert Parker

        November 3, 2018 at 3:22 pm

        The tax raise is to give teachers an increase in pay. My second amendment right is only being fixed so people can’t shoot up my former high school, Stoneman Douglas, and other places like that. The expanding of Medicare will not destroy it. It would just make it available to a broader spectrum of people. We, as a state, are the laughing stock of most of the U.S. Why not try to nominate someone different than the typical Republican?

      • michael

        November 4, 2018 at 3:31 am

        the1 you are a backassed countrycracker go jump in the ocean and let that trickle down your throat and give DeSantos a big kiss maybe you could share the same room in the hospital

        • Cindy

          November 4, 2018 at 10:06 am

          I am not backassed. Please define countrycracker for me. The statement appears to be racist and hateful. Michael- Are you a hater? Do you hate all white people? Do you have a job?

    • Mena M Shaw

      November 3, 2018 at 4:13 pm

      No kidding. That is the problem with the jimmyjacks of the world. They are ignorant, uninformed , racist and crude. They have alot of but it is all LOW. They call us racist yet they are the ones who can’t go 5 minutes without bringing up race. Pray to Jesus, our Lord and Savior to cover us with his Grace and Mercy and save us from idiots like that.

    • Joe English

      November 3, 2018 at 5:10 pm

      You will go with lawless criminal gullum instead of patriot Desantis lol… Good bye to no state income tax hello to california job killing taxes and open border sanctuary cities do to foolish democrats like you…. You vote straight blue, fraud…

    • Bobby L Elderpass

      November 4, 2018 at 1:54 am

      Thank you for voting for a real person with a real heart and a real soul.

  • The Boss

    November 3, 2018 at 3:12 pm

    I think it’s time for a change. We need to take care of our children and our teachers. We don’t need more law enforcement, time to focus on education and paying people a decent living wage; the crime will go down. If our people are paid living wages they won’t need government assistance and that’ll keep your taxes down. Florida has some of nations lowest taxes, so give me a break. We need to be united, and i say give gillum a chance. Rick Scott had a few chances and look at where we are at now. He might’ve boosted the economy but don’t even fool yourself into thinking it was at no cost (cough, cough R E D T I D E).

    • Robert Parker

      November 3, 2018 at 3:23 pm

      AGREED

    • Chrus

      November 3, 2018 at 3:27 pm

      Gillum is the racist!!!!!

    • Joe English

      November 3, 2018 at 5:12 pm

      This state is booming, everyones coming here. Teachers are public servants and should make same as all of us. Sanctuary cities and higher taxes is not going to solve your gripes, gullum will magnify it.

    • Lenard

      November 3, 2018 at 7:15 pm

      What are you talking about. Let me put something into perspective for you. Let’s say you own a business and let’s say you make about 15k a month. That’s before you pay your bills, employees, mortgage whatever. Let’s say you have 5 employees each getting payed $10. That’s 8k a month you have to pay your employees subtract that from what your business makes a month. So now you have 7k. You still have to pay taxes, your rent, insurance, your personal bills, also your morgage. Let’s say after you pay everything you have 3k profit. Not bad right. Well that’s now, what do you think will happen when minimum wage is raised to $15 and corporate taxes are raised. Now you have to pay your employees 12k for the month. That leaves you with 3k. Because you only make 15k a month from your business. Now how are you supposed to pay your taxes, your rent, insurance, your personal bills, also your morgage. With only 3k. You would be in the negative 1k. That’s not even including the increased cooperate taxes. You know what will happen. The business owner will have to let some of his employees go….and guess what? People lose their jobs. Think before you type

      • Lenard

        November 3, 2018 at 7:18 pm

        Edit: You would be in the negative 4k not 1k

  • The1

    November 3, 2018 at 3:12 pm

    Andrew Gillum is a far-left racist extremist socialist that will raise your taxes, will confiscate your guns, get rid of stand your ground laws destroy the economy and jobs , will destroy Medicare and health care in our state and will divide this state like you’ve never seen ever ever before! Get out and vote and drag as many people as you can to the polls to vote Republican!

    • Mena M Shaw

      November 3, 2018 at 4:14 pm

      Amen

    • Joe English

      November 3, 2018 at 5:14 pm

      Amen. Preach it!!!! 100% correct….

    • Dervin s

      November 3, 2018 at 5:45 pm

      I voted for your mam last night.

  • sean

    November 3, 2018 at 4:24 pm

    Vote for the one who is about unity, equality, peace, who is not a bigamist, who wanna help the poor, help the education, who wants to change the stereotype of florida and who wants to work with the millenials because they are the future

  • THE BOSS

    November 3, 2018 at 4:31 pm

    Oh let’s not even pretend like everyone on trumps squad hasn’t been investigated by the fbi. Being investigated these days is becoming a regular practice in the political circles. I’m sorry but with trump backing desantis, they are pulling the fbi card because that is what got trump into the white house. I like trump, but i hate rick scott and desantis doesn’t seem competent “enough” to do the job. That is a weird, co-dependent dynamic they got going. I think gillum was set up, classic entrapment. Now of course i am not condoning his actions but when i look at what the Republicans have going on as far as corruption goes broadway tickets are child’s play. You people are getting excited over broadway tickets? Lol, wow. Are you not in any, way, shape, or form offended by the millions the republicans have accepted both on record and off the record from U.S. sugar? You have a bunch of people being affected by the red tide. The best rick scott could do was offer a loan with 18% interest, that is the future of the republican party making mistakes. We the people have to suffer the consequences that piggy backed off of the rewards they will silently get to enjoy. Desantis would have needed a whole lot more than trump to get my vote, go gillum!!

  • McKinley

    November 3, 2018 at 4:32 pm

    Why are some people so concerned about the gun laws. I say tighten the guidelines up more. Put some restrictions on the guns. Make it harder to get. Stop saying for protection. Keep in mind only God knows when your time is up. When your life ends it ends. It was your time to go. Tomorrow is never promise/guaranteed.

  • Pita

    November 3, 2018 at 6:08 pm

    Gillum all the way! Party hacks pulling all the old tricks, you will be taxed, oh he is a socialist. If Scott had taken the money the federal government had given towards the ACA more people would have been insured. Republicans never had a plan for healthcare. If you want pre existing to be covered do not vote Republican this term. It will be gone. That you can take to the bank.

    • Trump Puppet

      November 3, 2018 at 9:55 pm

      I was starting to think only idiots were here. Glad you showed up.

  • Len

    November 3, 2018 at 6:52 pm

    I can’t figure out why anyone other then a criminal would vote for Gillum !! He’s a terrible mayor why would he be a good governor?? Go look at Tallahassee?! Smh

  • Mike C

    November 3, 2018 at 7:37 pm

    Anyone with common sense will vote Republican . Why would anyone vote for someone who cries the race card when they dont have a good answer ?? I have heard the word racist more times this year than I ever heard in my life . The fact is the ones quick to shout racist are in fact the ones who are racist. CNN the Clinton News Network are on top of this list , every single one on their payroll seems to be racist. It’s always a word they use when they are stumped for a good answer

    • John

      November 3, 2018 at 8:33 pm

      God you sound like such a racist.

  • Jacklyn

    November 3, 2018 at 7:42 pm

    Reading these comments I have come to the conclusion that you people are a bunch of old retired geezers with too much time in your hands, who just want everything for yourselves, you want to keep your social security check, keep your Medicare, get tax cuts without out raising taxes on anyone, and anything else you can get, while you call people socialist. You condemn any help the government gives to others unless it’s you or your loved ones. You complain about your fellow humans who are homeless, on Medicaid, student aid etc while you keep taking from the younger generation. You tolerate racism, a bullying name calling President, incivility, sexism all while proclaiming your so called Christianity.
    There is a reserved place in hell for hypocrites—

  • Juan

    November 3, 2018 at 9:01 pm

    Vote red.. DeSantis is FL next Governor..

    • Trump Puppet

      November 3, 2018 at 9:54 pm

      Idiot racist

  • Don cap

    November 3, 2018 at 9:41 pm

    It baffles me why anyone would vote for Gillum. He wants to introduce a state income tax, increase corporate income tax and increase Property tax. Do people not realize all of that hurts the average joe. It doesn’t hurt the rich of the corporations they will just go elsewhere. Of course the low income gives him support because they don’t pay taxes. Whatever happened to working hard for your money and keeping your own money. I so hope DeSantis wins or this state will be a hell hole.

    • Trump Puppet

      November 3, 2018 at 9:54 pm

      How about spewing some facts. He does not want a state income tax. Stop watching Faux news and educate yourself on the facts before you spread fake news. I know your lying president makes you think it’s ok to spread fake news but it’s not

  • Dumb Asses

    November 3, 2018 at 9:52 pm

    You idiot republicans think the wealthy care about you? You support the dirt ball in office who tells an average of 30 lies a day? Wake the fuck up idiots. Turn off Faux news and read a fucking book. You retardicans make me sick. I may have to go to the ER now.

    • Democrats are Sheep

      November 4, 2018 at 12:14 am

      Awe. Poor little Democrat snowflake. I know most Dem communists hate Fox News because they are true and factual. What books do you read? How Hillary Clinton, Obama and the shitbag corrupt Democrats loaded up the DOJ and FBI with their cronies to start a fake Russian Collusion story about Trump? And to protect themselves from corruption and high crimes against America. Or How they cheated their asses off with fake polling and corruption to steal an election? How Hillary and Obama sold Missiles to Libya that shot down a military helicopter, got caught and then lied about our Americans getting slaughtered in Beghazi over a Muslim video. Or how the Clinton Foundation was a corrupt false charity to grease the pockets of the Clintons? Those are some good books. More Democrats are richer and corrupt. Why are billionaires like George Soros who hates the USA funding Clinton, Gillum, Beto and the caravan of illegal criminals coming to the border? I would go to the ER, get your head pulled out of your ass, Obama’s nuts out of your mouth and educate yourself. You are a sheep and a moron. Fake news disciple.

  • Gillum is a Communist Criminal

    November 4, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Gillum is going to raise taxes and steal your money to pay his cronies. When you tax businesses more like Gillum is they will lay workers off, increase prices for goods and services or leave Florida for cheaper taxes in another state. Democrats are just dumb. They don’t get it and never will. Gillum hates white people, hates the police and wants to take hard working Floridians money via high taxes and distribute it to shitbags for votes. He wants illegal aliens to flood the state that will cost tax payers more money to feed, educate and pay for their medical bills. Gillum’s own city is in shambles with high crime due to his corruption. He is under FBI investigation. His campaign was on video being racists towards whites and admitting he is lying to his voters. You want to see the clip? Google “Gillum project veritas”. Facts hurt and Democrat communists hate facts and the USA. Vote Scott/ Desantis to save Florida from Democrat failure and tyranny. Gillum is a socialist piece of shit getting funded by billionaires including a communist named George Soros. That’s a fact too. Soros is funding the illegal caravan coming to the USA along with piece of shit Democrat Beto in Texas. Project Veritas has on tape several Democrat candidates openly lying on tape. They even know their own Democrat voting base are sheep and dumbasses.

  • Gino

    November 4, 2018 at 12:54 am

    Teach DeSantis how to debate, he has mention nothing about helping Floridians of all races as Gillium did. It’s time to go blue. Republican turn democrat. Trump and all the other republicans are racist pigs and will burn in hell.

  • Latinos for DeSantis

    November 4, 2018 at 4:48 am

    Gillium is just talking what the masses want to hear.. He will do the worst for Florida, only people living on Food Stamps are going to be oting for him. They do not understand that when he raises taxes for companies , companies will raise taxes for the products and the one the will pay those taxes is the CONSUMER..US.. PEOPLE WAKE UP… PLUS DESANTIS HAS A HOT WIFE…

  • Evan Martins

    November 4, 2018 at 9:54 am

    Facts don’t lie, economy is the best in over fifty years in two years under Trump, African Americans are working more now than ever, Hispanics are working more now than ever, Orientals are working more now than ever. Under Obama it took eight years and nothing to show for it, ISIS is just about dead, your write offs for taxes have DOUBLED from $6k to 12k for single filers and DOUBLED from 12k to 24k for married couples. President Trump signed the Martin Luther King Memorial Park into law, not President Obama. My weekly salary incresed $67 because of President Trump’s tax breaks. My 401k has gone through the roof. Over 4 million people are off of the welfare rolls giving us more money. And you Floridians want Gillum????? Wake up down there, he already said he’s going to raise corporate taxes, there goes your jobs, and how is he going to pay for all this ”FREE HEALTHCARE”? TAXES TAXES TAXES, Wake up people of Florida, you’re being conned.

  • Democrats started KKK

    November 4, 2018 at 10:41 am

    Hey Democrat Communist Libtards. Look at shitholes like Chicago, Baltimore, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Philadelphia and NY. Mass crime and homelessness. All run by dirty democrat socialist shitbags. Funny how that works. Welcome to socialism. Why don’t all you libtards and Hollywood jackoffs start paying the higher taxes you want and give all your money to your little Communist Dem politicians. We will wait and see how that works out for you. Go ahead and give your tax breaks back and pay more. I think it’s a great idea.

  • teenymoe

    November 4, 2018 at 12:01 pm

    I cant believe how ignorant adults are to get on the internet and embarrassed themselves with all of the garbage and language being used. And I know that some of you have children that attend public schools in the state of Florida as well as grandchildren and to be so ignorant is a crying-shame and you wonder why your kids of white kids go in and shoot up everybody. This is the type of behavior that sparks it all and enough of this pathetic behavior. One way or the other Gillum or Desantis will be the next Florida Governor and you should be ready for support in either way. Regardless of who, what or how they have done in the past, its a new era, and lets just give them a chance to prove themselves. YOU GAVE TRUMP A CHANCE, AND LOOK AT WHAT’S GOING ON. HA HA TO ALL OF YOU IDIOTS.

    • Cindy

      November 4, 2018 at 7:20 pm

      I can’t believe you think it is okay to call people idiots that don’t agree with you. I have a choice. I can build or not build a new home in Florida. Most wealthy residents create loads of good-paying jobs in Florida and they don’t have to be there. Gillum is a socialist and a crook.

  • Me

    November 4, 2018 at 12:59 pm

    Gillum will never follow through on the Teachers!! Don’t let him fool you!

  • Floridian

    November 4, 2018 at 10:25 pm

    On November 7, Floridians will wake up to a blue sky

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