My congratulations go out to @AndrewGillum on this historic win. pic.twitter.com/gU7g4Xc24c
— Nelson for U.S. Senate (@NelsonForSenate) August 29, 2018
We’re guessing Bill Nelson was as surprised as anyone with Andrew Gillum’s victory last night, but the two are now linked in a sprint for November victory.
And Gillum, 39, presents upsides for Nelson.
Gillum has long argued that Nelson, 75, needs him on the ticket, a young African American man who can drive voter turnout in a midterm election.