Tag: Florida gubernatorial race

Staff ReportsNovember 6, 2018

According to national elections forecaster Nate Silver and other folks at FiveThirtyEight.com, Democrat Andrew Gillum has a 3-4 chance of prevailing against Republican Ron DeSantis in Florida’s gubernatorial election on Tuesday. That estimation, however, doesn’t mean Gillum is polling at 75 percent. In fact, Silver figures Gillum will walk away with about 51 percent of […]

Danny McAuliffeSeptember 27, 2018

Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee for Governor, is peddling a faulty health care plan, according to Americans for Prosperity Action. The advocacy arm of the Koch-funded super PAC responded to Gillum’s multi-faceted health care plan as spelled out in a television ad released by the Gillum campaign this week. In the 30-second spot, Gillum pledges to […]

News Service Of FloridaSeptember 20, 2018

Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis and Democratic nominee Andrew Gillum have vast differences in their education policy proposals, but they agree on one area: Not everybody needs to get a four-year college degree. Although the details are somewhat scant, DeSantis and Gillum this week emphasized their support for energizing Florida’s technical and vocational programs as […]

Ryan NicolMay 8, 2018

The race for Florida governor is tight on both sides of the aisle, with Democrat Philip Levine and Republican Ron DeSantis barely edging out the opposition in their respective primaries. That’s according to a new poll from Florida Atlantic University’s Business and Economics Polling Initiative. However, a plurality of registered voters in both parties is […]

Ryan NicolMay 8, 2018

Andrew Gillum is tussling with his possible opponent in the Florida gubernatorial race, Adam Putnam, over his failure to back Gillum’s plan to raise pay for Florida teachers. That’s part of a rollout by Democrats on Teacher Appreciation Day highlighting their support for teachers’ issues, while they accuse Republicans of falling behind the curve. Gillum, […]

Steve SchaleApril 24, 2018

Back in 2012, I wrote a fairly deep dive about metro-Orlando, titled Orlando Rising, to look at what was happening in the Orlando urban counties, and how both Hispanic and African-American growth rates were radically changing the area’s politics. Six years later, I wanted to take another look, but this time with a broader lens — […]


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