Tag: 2018 Agriculture Commissioner race
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Jacob OglesNovember 8, 2018

Republican Matt Caldwell took Broward County elections officials to task as his lead over Democrat Nikki Fried disappeared in the statewide Agriculture Commissioner contest. Caldwell spokesman Brian Swenson attacked Broward Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes while promising the campaign will ensure every vote gets counted. “We have watched Brenda Snipes and the Broward Supervisor of […]

Jacob OglesNovember 7, 2018

Democratic candidate for Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried says she’s braced for a recount in Florida’s closest statewide election. On Tuesday night, Republican state Rep. Matt Caldwell came out ahead in the Cabinet position race, but on Wednesday morning the race tightened to 4,008,205 votes for Caldwell to 3,995,684 for Fried. That’s a margin of 12,521 votes, or 0.16 percent. […]

Drew WilsonNovember 5, 2018

If Election Day were today, Democrat Nikki Fried would eke out a victory over Republican Matt Caldwell in Agriculture Commissioner race. That’s according to a new survey from St. Pete Polls conducted Thursday. The poll, commissioned by Florida Politics, found Fried leading by just under a percentage point with 6 percent of voters still undecided. The same survey […]

Drew WilsonOctober 24, 2018

Democratic Agriculture Commissioner nominee Nikki Fried earned another endorsement from another possible 2020 presidential contender: former Vice President Joe Biden. The Biden nod got handed down Tuesday afternoon at the “Winning Ticket Rally” in Orlando, where the No. 2 in the Obama administration appeared alongside congressional members Stephanie Murphy and Val Demings, Capt. Mark Kelly […]

Jacob OglesOctober 18, 2018

Democratic Agriculture Commissioner candidate Nikki Fried picked up an endorsement from U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a potential presidential contender for 2020. The gesture marked the first major endorsement that Warren, Massachusetts’ senior U.S. Senator, issued personally for any statewide candidate seeking office in Florida. “The status quo has failed the people of Florida,” Warren said. […]


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