Tag: 2018 Governors race

Peter SchorschDecember 19, 2018

Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis’ Inaugural Committee chief Justin Caporale announced another wave of staffers for the former congressman’s swearing in celebration. “The Inaugural Committee is pleased to announce additional members of our leadership team who hail from Florida and across the nation,” Caporale said. “These accomplished individuals are spearheading the planning and production of inclusive Inaugural […]

Drew WilsonDecember 10, 2018

The last few weeks of November saw Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum receive almost $1.25 million in contributions to his affiliated political committee, Forward Florida. According to a newly filed campaign finance report covering Nov. 2 through Nov. 30, the soft money account cashed nearly $1.5 million in checks, with the vast majority of those […]

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 […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 28, 2018

Over the last week, Clay County Sheriff Darryl Daniels has increasingly taken the regional lead in excoriating Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum. Sunday saw Gillum come to Clay County and plead for civility and dialing down violence in political rhetoric, again establishing contrast between his campaign and that of his opponent. The Ron DeSantis campaign has messaged heavily […]

Drew WilsonOctober 26, 2018

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum massively outraised Republican rival Ron DeSantis last week. According to newly filed campaign finance reports covering Oct. 12 through Oct. 19, Team Gillum raked in nearly $8.7 million between, including $1.27 million in hard money and $7.41 million in committee cash via Forward Florida. The weekly haul goes down as Gillum’s […]

Drew WilsonOctober 26, 2018

If Election Day were today, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum would “bring it home.” At least in the Tampa Bay area. That’s according to a new survey from Public Policy Polling that found the Democratic nominee with 50 percent support among likely general election voters living in the Tampa media market. His Republican rival, former Congressman […]

Scott PowersOctober 26, 2018

Republican U.S. Senate nominee Gov. Rick Scott will be returning soon to the campaign trail while still making recovery efforts from Hurricane Michael his first priority, his U.S. Senate campaign announced Friday. The announcement did not say exactly when he’ll be returning to campaigning or what events might be upcoming, other than his intention to […]


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