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Staff ReportsNovember 6, 2018
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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 McAuliffeNovember 2, 2018
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Jimmy Buffett is strumming for free again to help get out the vote for statewide Democratic candidates. This time, however, Buffett’s melodies will favor Bill Nelson, who’s hoping to keep his U.S. Senate seat, and Andrew Gillum, the Democratic candidate for Governor. The event, free of charge, is open to the public. Buffett’s “small acoustic set” will […]

Danny McAuliffeNovember 1, 2018
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Coming off his best weekly haul to date, Democrat Andrew Gillum added nearly $3 million to his gubernatorial bankroll in a single day. Gillum, the Tallahassee mayor, on Tuesday reported nearly $900,000 in contributions to his campaign account and more than $2 million to his political committee, Forward Florida. In total, Gillum has raised more than […]

Danny McAuliffeOctober 30, 2018
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While Republican Ron DeSantis and Democrat Andrew Gillum have fundamental differences in how state government should be shaped for the next four years, each will face the important task of ensuring it continues to operate. That’s why the nonpartisan research and policy group Florida TaxWatch is again publishing its “Governor’s Transition Decision Handbook,” a cheat-sheet aimed […]

Danny McAuliffeOctober 30, 2018
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The latest poll from the University of North Florida’s public opinion outfit has Democrat Andrew Gillum six points ahead of Republican Ron DeSantis in the race for Florida governor.  The six-point lead is outside of the poll’s 3 percentage point margin of error. Released Tuesday from the Public Opinion Research Lab at UNF, the survey has 49 percent of likely […]

Danny McAuliffeOctober 29, 2018
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Before he was a statewide candidate, Ron DeSantis denounced the cozy relationship between the federal government and some private businesses. But it now appears the Republican nominee for Governor is willing to be wined and dined by those linked to the very same practice. Among the hosts of a Monday night fundraiser for DeSantis is William “Wilber” James, co-founder and general partner of […]

Danny McAuliffeSeptember 19, 2018
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Andrew Gillum, the Democratic gubernatorial nominee, announced on Wednesday a second series of hires for his general election campaign. Eleven more Gillum staffers and consultants are officially on board, the campaign announced Wednesday. The campaign earlier this week unveiled a 19-person leadership team. Familiar names — like staffers from unsuccessful primary campaigns and from other […]


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