Charlie Crist, Nikki Fried to make rounds in South Florida Saturday

Both candidates will be visiting early voting sites and other events throughout the day.

Gubernatorial Democratic Primary opponents Charlie Crist and Nikki Fried will be making stops throughout South Florida on Saturday, only three days out from the election.

U.S. Rep. Crist will continue his “Hope for Florida” tour, starting in Little Haiti at 12:15 p.m. There, he will visit a local Caribbean market and early vote event with North Miami Commissioner Kassandra Timothe and North Miami Beach Commissioner Michael Joseph.

After that, he’ll join Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava as she casts her ballot in Palmetto Bay at 1:30 p.m. Then, 45 minutes later, he’ll ride along with state Sen. Annette Taddeo on an early vote bus tour in Miami.

At 3:15 p.m., Crist will join state Rep. Kevin Chambliss for an early vote event alongside local supporters in Cutler Bay. He will end his day in Fort Lauderdale, where he will participate in a Stroll to the Polls event with U.S. Rep. Sheila Cherfilus McCormick.

Agriculture Commissioner Fried will start her day in St. Petersburg, stopping at early voting locations and knocking on doors with former state Rep. Jennifer Webb throughout the morning. At noon, she’ll visit a house party in Tampa, and then do the same at 3 p.m. in Fort Myers with congressional candidate Cindy Banyai.

At 4:15 p.m., she’ll stop by Homestead to visit an early voting site, and she’ll end the day at 7 p.m. in West Palm Beach for a GOTV Rally at The Box Gallery.

Fried and Crist are considered front-runners in the upcoming Primary, with recent polling showing Crist with a massive lead over Fried. The two Democrats are competing for the right to face Gov. Ron DeSantis in the November election.

Kelly Hayes

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  • Impeach Biden

    August 20, 2022 at 10:16 am

    Broward County of course. You can take the New Yorkers out of New York, but you can’t take New York out of them. Democrat zombies that will continue to pull that “D” lever even though the country is falling apart due to the incompetence of the Biden administration.

    • Joe Corsin

      August 20, 2022 at 10:28 am

      Didn’t most of you guys just get through voting for a crooked NEW YORK billionaire for President of the United States????

      • Impeach Biden

        August 20, 2022 at 10:41 am

        Not all New Yorkers are bad. Are you from New York?

  • Joe Corsin

    August 20, 2022 at 11:03 am

    First you said that you can’t take the New York out of New Yorkers.. then you say not all New Yorkers are bad. You see if anything this country takes a hit when mentally crippled people such as yourself vote. As for the country “falling apart because of Biden”…that is not happening and no one really believes that as a result. You people are completely rediculous clowns, liars, and trolls. That and you don’t know your azzhole from your hotdog 🍩🌭

    • Impeach Biden

      August 20, 2022 at 11:08 am

      Definitely from New York🤣

      • Joe Corsin

        August 20, 2022 at 11:37 am

        You should not be allowed to vote because mentally crippled and deranged… national security threat at this point. Im serious.

        • Impeach Biden

          August 20, 2022 at 11:43 am

          You are retarded Corsin / Offen. Probably on some sort of government disability for mental illness

          • Joe Corsin

            August 20, 2022 at 11:52 am

            You need to be on disability and in treatment for whatever is wrong with you man. Your first post shows you have a serious condition of some sort relating to cognitive dissonance, distorted thought process, poor judgement, and the list goes on. As I said before some of you are a national security threat and should not be allowed to vote at least for a number of years until you are well again.

          • Impeach Biden

            August 20, 2022 at 12:20 pm

            Corsin / Offen you are nothing but a drama queen just like fellow lunatics Fried and Rebekah Jones. All three of you need mental help. I’m anticipating a complete breakdown by you three whiners come November. I’ll be partying. 🤣

        • Brian Bennet

          August 20, 2022 at 1:38 pm

          say it ain’t so Joe

  • Ocean Joe

    August 20, 2022 at 11:25 am

    IB, you and Charlotte can go out there and wave your “Stop the Steal’ signs at Chuck and Nikki. You are back from the Mar-A-Lago protest aren’t you?

    • Impeach Biden

      August 20, 2022 at 11:42 am

      No need to protest Ocean. Neither one stands a chance against the finest Governor in the country. Looking forward to Tuesday when Fraud goes away and then again November when “flip flopper” Crist vanishes as well

      • marylou

        August 20, 2022 at 12:25 pm

        Desantis will lose to either. As a result of horrors like pregnant women being forced to carry headless fetuses to term, and Republicans accusing raped children of lying, nauseated voters are turning away from the Republican Party. A Fox poll shows that since May, fathers have gone from +20 support for the Republican Party to +8 support for the Democrats. A 28 point shift! Women and moms shifted to Democrats, as well. Parents know Democrats will protect children.

        • Impeach Biden

          August 20, 2022 at 12:40 pm

          Keep dreaming Mary Lou, and please no more comments about the military which you know nothing about.

          • Elliott Offen

            August 20, 2022 at 12:58 pm

            If you were in the military and then you voted for Orange Hitler..then you’ve disgraced your service…or shouldn’t have been allowed to join in the first place because severe intellectual disability.

  • David J Minear

    August 20, 2022 at 4:23 pm

    Enjoy the last days of primary season. You’ve spent all.your ammo taking out each other while your real opponent collects cash and huge crowds. The general ain’t gonna be easy on either of you. Floridians are standing proud with Governor DeSantis.

  • Jerry

    August 21, 2022 at 9:37 am

    You know it’s funny… Charlie Crist hasn’t won a statewide race since 2006 when he was a Republican. And yet the Democrats keep nominating him. He lost to Rubio in 2010. He lost to Rick Scott in 2014. But somehow you think he’s going to beat DeSantis now?

    When are you Democrats going to give up on this loser? Will you nominate him again in 2026? LOL!

    • Elliott Offen

      August 21, 2022 at 6:18 pm

      He’s probably a GOP plant… gonna throw the election somehow to benefit DeSantis.

  • daniela patterson

    August 22, 2022 at 5:12 am

    It is now 2022! Much has changed! DeSantis has to go, because the Republican Party has become insane! The Majority of the People do not agree with their fascist Policies! It’s a Dictatorship!

    • Impeach Biden

      August 22, 2022 at 7:49 am

      Daniela you are going to be very surprised and disappointed when the DeSantis machine wins in November. Your President, Joe Biden, has been the number one recruiter for the Republican Party.

  • Whyrumad

    August 22, 2022 at 11:00 am

    If democratic policies are so good, why come to Florida? It must be the beaches. We have the best beaches in America.

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