Can Gillum, a progressive african american, actually win in Florida. There are more registered democrats than Republicans in Florida so DeSantis doesn’t necessarily have an advantage here, he’s just dealing with a more united base.. One of the reasons I seem to be leaning more.
On the same Florida college campus where Andrew Gillum’s political career began as a student body president 17 years ago, the popular Tallahassee mayor and improbable candidate for governor conceded defeat to Republican ron desantis late on Tuesday night.
DeSantis played the race card right from the beginning for a reason. Florida is a toss-up state that could go either way. DeSantis is signaling that he will attempt to scare the white business community in Florida silly at the prospect of an African-American governor who cares about the public and not just about the business elite.
Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum has conceded defeat to Republican Ron DeSantis in the race for governor of Florida, falling short in his quest to become the first African-American governor of the.
Progressive Gillum. gubernatorial nomination in Florida. His victory sets up Florida, the biggest swing state in presidential elections, as a major test of the political atmosphere this fall..
while Gillum, the mayor of Tallahassee, is an unabashedly progressive Democrat. "It’s disgusting that Ron DeSantis is launching his general election campaign with racist dog whistles," said Florida.
Here are the reasons for which Gillum could well win: 1. Florida can go either way, Democrat or Republican and state and federal at-large elections are often very close.
That’s why bernie sanders endorsed andrew Gillum. He was clearly the most progressive candidate in a highly competitive race for governor of Florida — and now. our sights on November to defeat.
You’ll recall that Gillum got his hat handed to him in a run against conservative florida republican ron DeSantis last November in a bid for the governor’s seat. So now he’s telling supporters that Democrats must engage voters ahead of the 2020 presidential primary and I guess that includes felons.
"If you openly support BDS in Florida, you’re dead, politically." That was Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’s conclusion from the surprisingly large role the issue of the antisemitic "boycott, divestment and sanctions" (BDS) campaign against Israel played in his close race against Tallahassee mayor Andrew Gillum in Floridan’s gubernatorial election last November.