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Nikki Fried puts out TV ad calling for ‘Something New’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=AldHNaNdMcc   Since the start of her campaign for agriculture commissioner, Nikki Fried has pushed the premise that she offers a fresh perspective the state needs — someone who is not a Tallahassee insider. The Broward County attorney and Democratic candidate for commissioner of agriculture and consumer services has put out a new TV ad

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Poll: Andrew Gillum leads Ron DeSantis

Among likely voters, 49 percent surveyed picked Democrat Andrew Gillum in the governor’s race over Ron DeSantis, who finished at 43 percent. Gillum has consistently led polls, however, the gap has varied and the outcomes have mostly stayed within the margin of error. Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate race remains tight with Democratic incumbent Sen. Bill

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Andrew Gillum on the Gulf Coast Today

Stop 1: Sarasota Early Vote Event at Bethlehem Baptist Church  Event time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Location: Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1680 18th St, Sarasota, FL 34234   Stop 2: Manatee County “Come Vote With Me” Early Vote Event Event Time: 10:00am – 11:00am Location: Manatee County Supervisor of Elections Office, 600 301 Blvd W,

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Andrew Gillum and Donald Trump energize black voters

Inside the Power Circle barber shop, Roderick Stokes paused from cutting a customer’s hair to talk about how he’s never heard black voters talk about politics as much as this year. “When Ron DeSantis made that monkey comment about (Andrew) Gillum, that was the main topic in the barbershop for a long time,” he said.

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Andrew Gillum tour heads for Sarasota Saturday

Saturday, Oct. 27, Mayor Andrew Gillum will be making stops in Sarasota, Bradenton, St. Petersburg, and Tampa on our bus tour. Please let me know if you will be able to attend any of these events, and let me know if you have any questions! Stop 1: Sarasota Early Vote Event at Bethlehem Baptist Church  Event time:

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Scott reinvents record, 30 seconds at a time

Gov. Rick Scott is using campaign advertising to try to reinvent some key elements of his record in the waning weeks of his battle to unseat Bill Nelson, with ads that position him as more of a centrist and downplay his close alliance with President Donald Trump. (Read more in Politico.com)

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Apprentice: Democrats slam Ron DeSantis in latest ad

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=13&v=11q-EpjMR0g “Ron DeSantis is running one of the most dishonest and divisive campaigns in modern Florida political history. Just like Donald Trump, DeSantis is using lies, conspiracies and ugly dog whistles to shamelessly divide Floridians and hide his own scandals,” said FDP spokesperson Kevin Donohoe. “Ron DeSantis’ campaign aims to please one person: Donald Trump

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Poll: Nelson leads Scott by 6 points in Florida Senate race

Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) holds a 6-point lead over Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) in the state’s U.S. Senate race with roughly two weeks to go until Election Day, according to a poll released Monday. A Quinnipiac University poll found that Nelson holds a 52 percent to 46 percent lead over Scott among likely voters in the state. His

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FDP Chair Terrie Rizzo: “Andrew Gillum was optimistic, hopeful, substantive — and downright gubernatorial”

Mayor Andrew Gillum participated in his first gubernatorial debate against Ron DeSantis on CNN. In response, Florida Democratic Party Chairwoman Terrie Rizzo released the following statement: “Florida voters saw a clear contrast on the debate stage this evening. Andrew Gillum was optimistic, hopeful, substantive — and downright gubernatorial. Mayor Gillum made clear that he will

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CNN Poll: Democrats up in Florida with two weeks to go

(See more in CNN.com) As the final two weeks of campaigning begin, Democrats hold an edge in both the gubernatorial and Senate contests in the key state of Florida, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS. Democratic nominee Andrew Gillum holds a wide 12-point edge over his Republican opponent Rep. Ron DeSantis in the race for

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Ron DeSantis keeps up negative (and false) attacks on Gillum in Tampa

Meeting and greeting Tampa Republicans Saturday, GOP candidate for Florida governor Ron DeSantis gave a speech devoted almost entirely to attacking and mischaracterizing his Democratic opponent, Andrew Gillum, saying little about his own plans or ideas for governing Florida. The event capped a day of campaigning in Central Florida for DeSantis, including a news conference with

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