Category: Candidates

Miami Herald: The Democrats have stellar candidates for Florida governor

After 20 years in the wilderness, Florida Democrats are dreaming of recapturing the Governor’s Mansion in 2018. With President Trump’s historically low popularity and a recent spate of wins in special elections, including two in Florida, the optimism is justified. (Read more in

Gonzalez, Sawyer enter race as more run for Congress

State Sen. Greg Steube, a Sarasota Republican, officially declared his intention to vie for the U.S. House of Representative District 17 seat earlier this week, joining a few others. And on Thursday, State Rep. Julio Gonzalez, a Venice Republican, threw his hat in the ring.

Miami Beach mayor enters Florida governor’s race

Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine‘s showy entry Wednesday morning into the Florida governor’s race showed the Democrat is ready to take on the legacies of Republicans Gov. Rick Scott and President Donald Trump yet he rarely strayed from the policies and promises of the first three Democratic candidates running, Gwen Graham, Andrew Gillum, or Chris King.

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