Florida Democrats confident at halfway point as Andrew Gillum rides high in the polls

Ahead in the polls, a confident Andrew Gillum predicted victory in the Florida governor’s race Saturday night during a soiree at The Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables.

“We’re gonna flip this country blue in 2018 and it’s gonna start right here,” Gillum, the 39-year-old mayor of Tallahassee, said confidently during a gala for the Miami-Dade Democratic Party. “We’ve got the firepower, energy and momentum to get this thing done.”

(Read more in TampaBay.com)