Tag: R. Jai Gillum

Jacob OglesNovember 18, 2018

Democrat Andrew Gillum formally conceded the race for Florida Governor for a second time. Standing alongside wife, R. Jai, in a Facebook Live video and wearing an jacket for his alma mater Florida A&M University, the Tallahassee mayor formally brought to a close one of the most dramatic gubernatorial elections in state history. “This has been the […]

Jacob OglesNovember 4, 2018

Some of the most prominent Latina names on American television gathered in Kissimmee to promote Democrat Andrew Gillum’s candidacy for governor. Eva Longoria Bastón, Zoe Saldana, America Ferrera, Gina Rodriguez and Rosario Dawson, each one wearing a “Phenomenally Latina” T-shirt, shared a stage together with R. Jai Gillum. The actress-activists stressed the importance of making […]

Jacob OglesNovember 3, 2018

Valerie Jarrett, senior adviser to former president Barack Obama, rallied voters at the University of Central Florida around Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, sharing a stage with politically active rapper Common and former HUD Secretary Julian Castro. Jarrett, a key figure Obama’s transition team after his 2008 election, will visit a Tampa phone bank later […]

Scott PowersNovember 2, 2018

Eva Longoria Bastón and America Ferrera will be among celebrity Latinas and others supporting the Andrew Gillum‘s Democratic gubernatorial campaign at a rally with R. Jai Gillum in Kissimmee Sunday morning. The Latino Victory Fund, a national political committee funded by George Soros, announced it is arranging an early-vote rally at the 65th Infantry Veterans Park, in […]

Jacob OglesOctober 21, 2018

Blackish star Tracee Ellis Ross and Oscar-nominated director Lee Daniels hit the campaign trail in Miami this weekend for the Democratic ticket. The entertainer-activists joined R. Jai Gillum, wife of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, during a community forum on criminal justice reform at the Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall Social and Economic Institute. There, speakers leaned […]

Danny McAuliffeOctober 16, 2018

Andrew Gillum is confronting Florida voters with mixed messages as he approaches the home stretch of his Democratic bid for Governor. Gillum’s campaign debuted two new ads on Tuesday, the three-week mark ahead of the Nov. 6 Election Day. One, a negative attack on his Republican opponent Ron DeSantis, criticizes the former congressman’s voting record on Medicare […]


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