Tag: Geoff Burgan

Jim RosicaOctober 27, 2018

Progressive groups now are suing to stop a state nominating panel from recommending candidates to the Florida Supreme Court, saying it “lacks the authority to make its nominations before the vacancies occur.” The League of Women Voters of Florida and Common Cause filed Friday evening to halt the Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC). Earlier Friday, […]

Drew WilsonApril 20, 2018

Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine leads the four-way Democratic Primary for Governor in the state’s two largest media markets, according to a pair of new polls. The Public Policy Polling surveys, commissioned by Levine senior adviser Christian Ulvert, show Levine with 32 percent support among Tampa Bay-area Democrats and 42 percent support among party faithful […]

Drew WilsonApril 5, 2018

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum announced Thursday that his gubernatorial campaign and political committee raised a combined $336,116 in March. The campaign brought in $125,366 of the new money while the committee, Forward Florida, raised $210,750. The total beats February’s haul by more than $90,000 and goes down as one of his best fundraising months since […]

Drew WilsonFebruary 8, 2018

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum raised $154,103 for his gubernatorial run last month, according to a Thursday statement from campaign director Geoff Burgan. Gillum brought in $104,553 of that money through his campaign account and another $49,550 through his political committee, Forward Florida. “Mayor Gillum’s progressive stances and courage in standing up to Republicans like Speaker […]

Scott PowersJanuary 31, 2018

The barbs, insults, and accusations over immigration and sanctuary cities traded by House Speaker and presumed Republican gubernatorial pre-candidate Richard Corcoran and Tallahassee Mayor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum have turned into a Twitter offer from Corcoran to debate — and Gillum has accepted. “If it weren’t for the criminal safe havens that @AndrewGillum […]

Drew WilsonNovember 8, 2017

Andrew Gillum’s gubernatorial campaign said it brought in about $80,000 last month, a modest improvement over September, but his committee saw negative fundraising in October. “With under one year until Election Day 2018, Mayor Gillum and our entire team around the state are thrilled about our grassroots fundraising momentum. Everyday Floridians are giving us the […]

Danny McAuliffeNovember 3, 2017

A recent POLITICO report detailing Senate Appropriations Chairman Jack Latvala‘s sexual harassment of six different women in the Capitol has garnered criticism from his opponents in the 2018 Governor’s race. All major gubernatorial candidates have weighed in. There are four major Democrats and two dominant Republicans, including Latvala, on the gubernatorial ticket. Tallahassee Mayor Andrew […]

Jim RosicaAugust 8, 2017

A Leon County grand jury cleared Tallahassee Mayor and Democratic candidate for governor Andrew Gillum after an investigation into his use of a city-funded email program used to send private and political messages. But its report, released Tuesday, also found the “governmentally leased software was used for personal and political purposes outside the scope of […]

Drew WilsonAugust 6, 2017

Tallahassee’s Democratic Mayor Andrew Gillum has spent almost $25,000 so far on attorneys during his gubernatorial campaign, mostly due to his use of state-owned email software for campaign-related messages. Law firm Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler got about $2,100 of that money from the Gillum campaign, with the remaining money being paid out through his political committee, “Florida […]


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