Tag: Florida governor’s race
Chuck Schumer proves that Democrats can still get things done.

Janelle Irwin TaylorOctober 30, 2018
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Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren is condemning what he describes as a misleading and inaccurate attack ad against gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum. The television ad in question features several county sheriffs accusing Gillum, a Democrat, of siding with “radicals” and supporting plans to gut law enforcement and prisons. “The [Ron] DeSantis campaign is playing dirty […]

Danny McAuliffeOctober 23, 2018
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A new survey of Florida’s Governor’s race is giving Democrat Andrew Gillum a 5-point lead on Republican Ron DeSantis. Gillum garnered 41 percent of support from respondents in a survey conducted over the weekend by Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI). DeSantis trailed behind, with 36 percent support. The poll, conducted via an online questionnaire, […]

Danny McAuliffeOctober 23, 2018
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Democratic candidate for Governor Andrew Gillum is leading his Republican opponent Ron DeSantis by a 6-point margin, according to a Quinnipiac University Poll released on Tuesday. Of the 1,161 likely voters surveyed, 52 percent said they’d vote for Gillum, the Tallahassee Mayor. Forty-two percent opted for DeSantis, a former congressman from Ponte Vedra Beach. Gillum’s lead is […]

Danny McAuliffeOctober 22, 2018
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The political arm of Florida Conservation Voters is spending nearly $500,000 on digital advertising to back Andrew Gillum, the Democratic option for Governor this fall. The news comes a week after Gillum’s Republican opponent Ron DeSantis scored a coveted endorsement from the Everglades Trust — support that could convince undecided voters that DeSantis is the […]

Danny McAuliffeOctober 22, 2018
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The two candidates competing to become Florida’s next Governor are shaping up for a photo finish on Nov. 6. That’s according to the results of the latest survey from St. Pete Polls, which has consecutively put Democrat Andrew Gillum with an inside-the-margin-of-error lead over Republican Ron DeSantis. The poll, conducted over the weekend but wrapped […]

Danny McAuliffeOctober 9, 2018
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Democratic candidate for Governor Andrew Gillum raised more than $3.3 million through his political committee last week, receiving hefty support from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the Democratic Governors Association and wealthy Democratic donors. Bloomberg, who visited the Sunshine State over the weekend while reportedly exploring a 2020 presidential bid, cut a $250,000 […]

Danny McAuliffeOctober 9, 2018
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Emergency officials in Leon County are predicting Hurricane Michael will be the “strongest” and “most extreme” storm in decades to hit Florida’s capital city. Speaking to reporters Tuesday in Tallahassee, county Emergency Management Director Kevin Peters said Hurricane Michael is nearly a Category 3 storm. He anticipates it will make landfall at that strength on Wednesday […]

Danny McAuliffeOctober 3, 2018
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It’s no secret Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum is partially campaigning on a tax hike. What’s unknown: how Florida’s electorate receives it. And money is being spent on both sides to determine that outcome. On Wednesday, Gillum released an education-themed television ad in which he says, “Not one person, family, or small business pays more in […]


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