Gillum supporters gather across Duval for first debate

Across Jacksonville last night, the Duval Democratic Party hosted gatherings for prospective voters watch the gubernatorial election’s first debate, broadcast on CNN. The debate between Republican Ron DeSantis and Democrat Andrew Gillum was “intense,” according to Shannon Howard, who attended a watch party at a Democratic Party headquarters on the northside of Jacksonville. Gillum and … Read more

DeSantis hosts hurricane relief drive in Jacksonville

As Hurricane Michael makes landfall in Florida’s Panhandle on Wednesday and Thursday, the Ron DeSantis campaign refocused a veterans’ event in Jacksonville to collect supplies for those affected by the storm. DeSantis and his family helped load water, diapers and canned food onto a truck outside his Jacksonville Victory Office on San Jose Boulevard. DeSantis … Read more

Text-based “smear campaign” targets Jewish voters

A text campaign targeting those with “Jewish-sounding” last names launched last week in an attempt to sway Jewish voters’ alliance in the Florida gubernatorial race, according to POLITICO.  The texts read “BREAKING: Andrew Gillum’s Running Mate Claimed Jews ‘Nailed’ Him To ‘The Cross’: ‘Newly-unearthed comments made by Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum’s running mate … Read more

Florida College Democrats working to get out the youth vote

To build on the strong youth voter turnout seen in the Democratic primary election, the Florida College Democrats are working to mobilize and excite their peers about the upcoming gubernatorial election between Andrew Gillum (D) and Ron DeSantis (R). According to the Miami Herald, NextGen America estimated that in “college-area precincts,” voter turnout surpassed numbers … Read more

Gillum, Graham allies again after primary election

After Florida gubernatorial candidate Gwen Graham lost to Andrew Gillum in the Democratic primary, she’s publicly announced her support for her former opponent. “Andrew and I have been friends for a very long time,” she said after Tuesday’s election. “We were friends before this race began, and we are friends today and we will be … Read more