Gillum will return to campaign Thursday, missing first debate

Andrew Gillum announced he will resume his campaign Thursday and will not attend the first debate that was set for Wednesday, according to the Tampa Bay Times. His campaign was suspended after Hurricane Michael that hit the Florida Panhandle last week, where Gillum is mayor of Tallahassee. “In times like these, campaigning has to take … 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

Hurricanes become an issue in the race for Florida governor

Hurricane Michael has stirred up discussion about how well the candidates would weather being governor during a hurricane, the Sun Sentinel reported. Republican candidate Ron DeSantis claimed in a political ad that his Democratic opponent Andrew Gillum made decisions that caused power to be out for longer than necessary during the Hurricane Hermine in 2016. … Read more