Category: Candidates

Democratic Party Announces Visit by Andrew Gillum

  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 …

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Scott promised to be the greenest governor, but wound up labeled ‘Red Tide Rick’

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 …

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Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis debate again tonight. Here’s how to watch it.

The candidates for Florida governor are scheduled to debate for the second and final time, three days after their first testy encounter. Republican Ron DeSantis and Democrat Andrew Gillum will meet Wednesday night at a community college near Fort Lauderdale. (Read more in The debate is airing in media markets throughout Florida. It is sponsored …

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Andrew Gillum’s Vision for America Should Be Every Democrat’s Closing Argument

Tallahassee mayor and Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Andrew Gillum is in the midst of a toss-up race with former congressman and serial accidental racist Ron DeSantis, a designation that prompted CNN to broadcast Sunday night’s debate between the two men live on national television. As evidenced by this exchange, in which DeSantis responds to a question about whether Donald Trump is …

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Florida governor debate: Ron DeSantis and Andrew Gillum face off

Former congressman Ron DeSantis, a Republican, and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, a Democrat, just squared off at a one hour-debate in Tampa. The election is just more than two weeks away and Gillum is up according to the latest CNN poll. Here’s what you need to know about how the debate went down: (See the debate …

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Fischer, Deutsch vie for Englewood East votes

Fischer is troubled over reports that the Sunseeker developers have no intention to work with the county’s small businesses. She also questioned plans for the public riverwalk and the public access to it. The Sunseeker has proposed a 90-foot tall tower, which would exceed the county’s 35-foot height limit. (Read more in Sun)

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Judges on the November Ballot

On your ballot this November, you will be asked to vote for the retention of several judges who serve on the Second District Court of Appeal. You will also be asked to vote for retention of a Supreme Court Justice. Below is information to help you make those decisions. Judge Susan H. Rothstein-Youakim. In May …

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Catherine Price returns to Charlotte County

Catherine Price, the Democratic Candidate for Florida Senate District 26, has been traveling extensively throughout the district to talk about topics important to Floridians. People are concerned about good paying jobs, a clean environment and water, quality public education, affordable quality health care, and the influence of money on public policy. Last week, Catherine’s campaign …

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