The Human Rights Campaign is pouring $520,000 into a digital advertising campaign in Florida in the final days of the 2018 election cycle. HRC, which brands itself as America’s largest LGBTQ rights group, said in a press release that it hopes to target “equality voters — voters who are willing to make issues of LGBTQ…Details
Mr. Trump has expended more political capital on Mr. DeSantis than on most other candidates this year, so the president would inevitably own a loss. Neither party is counting out Mr. DeSantis, but he is trailing slightly behind Andrew Gillum, the Democratic mayor of Tallahassee, in most public polls; the president has scheduled another rally on…Details
Andrew Gillum is going to the end of the road to campaign for Florida governor. On Thursday, he’ll be on a Key West beach. Not relaxing, but looking for last-minute votes in a city where he’s likely to find mostly registered Democrats. Unlike the rest of the island chain, the Southernmost City runs blue. (Read…Details
The Florida Democratic Party ramps up the Get-Out-the-Vote effort on Facebook.
Jimmy Buffett is strumming for free again to help get out the vote for statewide Democratic candidates. This time, however, Buffett’s melodies will favor Bill Nelson, who’s hoping to keep his U.S. Senate seat, and Andrew Gillum, the Democratic candidate for Governor. (Read more in FloridaPolitics.com)Details
Former GOP Rep. David Jolly (Fla.) is one of a number of Republicans voting for Democrat Andrew Gillum over GOP candidate Ron DeSantis in the Florida gubernatorial election, according to the Tampa Bay Times.
We’ve edited together some of the best soundbites from Andrew Gillum’s visit to Punta Gorda on Oct. 30th. Hear what he has to say about Trump, the environment, his opponent, education and the upcoming election.Details
President Donald Trump is obsessed with the Florida governor’s race. He’s making two trips here this week, has been tweeting about it since December and trashed Democratic nominee Andrew Gillum as a “stone cold thief” on Fox News on Monday night. (Read more in TampaBay.com)Details
Our president has been intent on stoking debate over immigration beginning with his presidential campaign. Now, to motivate his base as we approach the midterm elections, he is proposing a blatantly unconstitutional attempt to revoke—with a stroke of a pen—birthright citizenship. Why? To sow division and fan the flames of anti-immigrant hatred. But here’s…Details
‘Bring it home’ Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum visits Punta Gorda Andrew Gillum was greeted with shouts of “Bring it home!” at the St. Mary’s Primitive Baptist Church in Punta Gorda on Tuesday by a crowd clearly wanting change. (Read more in Sun) (Watch Video on NBC-2)Details
Watch Andrew Gillum at St. Mary Primitive Baptist Church in Punta Gorda Tuesday afternoon.
Andrew Gillum: “On MSNBC‘s The Rachel Maddow Show tonight, I talked about how we’re fighting for votes in every corner of this state — because if we vote, we win!”Details
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 stressing…Details
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…Details
Punta Gorda — Oct. 29, 2018 — Charlotte County Democratic Chair Patrick Hurley announced today that Florida’s Democratic Candidate for Governor, Andrew Gillum, will visit Punta Gorda on Tuesday, Oct. 30 as part of his statewide bus tour. A 4:00 PM appearance at St. Mary Primitive Baptist Church, 605 Mary St., Punta Gorda FL…Details
A new CBS News/YouGov poll finds DemocratU.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and Republican challenger Rick Scott in a dead heat. The survey also shows Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum leading Republican Ron DeSantis by just one percent. The poll found the two major Senate candidates winning 46 percent of the vote each among likely voters, with…Details
The last time Gov. Rick Scott ran for office, when he was seeking re-election in 2014, he vowed to be the greenest governor Florida has ever seen. “Florida’s natural beauty is a big reason why this is the best state in the country to call home,” he said. But his campaign for the U.S. Senate…Details
A NYTimes/Siena poll released Sunday had good news for Democrat Andrew Gillum and bad news for Republican Ron DeSantis. Gillum had a five-point lead (48-43 percent), and he led in every turnout scenario except for one: an electorate that looked like 2014. (Read more in FloridaPolitics.com)Details
While there has been much talk of a potential blue wave as Democrats seek to push back against President Donald Trump, so far more GOP voters have cast ballots in Florida than Democrats. More than 2.3 million Floridians already have voted with 10 days left to go in one of the most anticipated and consequential…Details