Tag: 2018 gubernatorial race
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Ryan NicolSeptember 21, 2018

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund, a group advocating for stricter gun control measures across the U.S., announced Friday it was endorsing Andrew Gillum in the race for Governor. Volunteers for the Moms Demand Action, a subset of the Everytown organization, were on hand at Gillum’s campaign office in Broward County to announce their support […]

Ryan NicolSeptember 19, 2018

A new survey from the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI) has Andrew Gillum with an inside-the-margin lead in the race to be Florida’s next Governor. The poll shows Gillum with 41 percent of the vote, with DeSantis at 39 percent. The remaining 15 percent of voters were undecided, leaving some room for […]

Ryan NicolSeptember 13, 2018

The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is pledging $5 million to help elect candidates throughout Florida this November. In a statement obtained by Florida Politics, the group says the money will go toward “advertising, communications and get-out-the-vote efforts in Florida to support candidates dedicated to lifting up the middle class.” “Having to work two full-time […]

Ryan NicolSeptember 10, 2018

U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis has announced his resignation from Congress to focus on campaigning against Democrat Andrew Gillum to be Florida’s next Governor. “One of my guiding principles during my tenure in Congress has been to protect the taxpayers that I represent,” begins DeSantis’ resignation letter, first reported by POLITICO Florida and later obtained by […]

Ryan NicolSeptember 6, 2018

After much speculation, Ron DeSantis made it official Thursday: Rep. Jeanette Nuñez is his pick for Lieutenant Governor. “Jeanette Nuñez is a strong, principled leader who will be an outstanding Lieutenant Governor for the people of Florida,” DeSantis said Thursday morning. “She has a proven record of leadership and legislative accomplishments, delivering for both her constituents in […]

Jacob OglesSeptember 2, 2018

Democratic candidate Andrew Gillum during a round of political talk show interviews Sunday morning called for racist rhetoric to be toned down in Florida’s gubernatorial campaign. He also spoke to Republican opponent Ron DeSantis’ now-infamous “monkey this up” comment made on Fox News the day after the primary election. “I do find it deeply regrettable, […]


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