A high school friendship in Gainesville connected Andrew Gillum to politics through close association with a state lawmaker’s family. Now he’s the Democratic nominee for governor opposite Republican Ron DeSantis.
FL Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis campaigned Saturday afternoon in Manatee County. In his speech to local Republican voters, he said the environment, economy and education are the most important issues.
During the 2007 surge of troops into Iraq, Ron DeSantis served as a senior legal adviser to the commander of special forces in Fallujah. DeSantis is the Republican candidate for Florida governor opposite Democrat Andrew Gillum.
In South Florida Friday, Democratic candidate for governor Andrew Gillum deflected questions about whether he has confidence in Broward Sheriff Scott Israel, who appeared at a morning fundraiser promoting the candidate’s political committee.
Gov. Rick Scott asked FWC officials to create a dedicated red tide research center, recreate the red tide task force and to request more funding from Florida lawmakers in the upcoming legislative session.
Sen. Bill Nelson commemorated the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria’s landfall in Puerto Rico on Thursday, and took the opportunity to question his opponent Gov. Rick Scott’s slew of visits to the ravaged island.
Online scammers traced to Nigeria attacked the personal email account of Ann Scott, the wife of Florida Gov. Rick Scott, and stole $350,000. Police investigated, the money was recovered but no one was arrested.
Rick Scott’s bus tour in his campaign to win Bill Nelson’s U.S. Senate seat came to an end in Orlando, Florida. It was a bumpy ride, not the carefully scripted event that Floridians usually see from their governor.
NRA lobbyist Marion Hammer called out incoming Florida Senate President Bill Galvano for accepting a $200,000 contribution from Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund, which has been backed by Michael Bloomberg.
Two years ago Florida’s recovery from a hurricane led to a clash between Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum and Florida Gov. Rick Scott. Now Gillum is campaigning against Republican Ron DeSantis to replace Scott as governor.
Amid attacks from Ron DeSantis and conservative outlets, Florida Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum sought to clarify his position on Israel and the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement (BDS) in an exchange with the Miami Herald.
The race for Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services between Republican Matt Caldwell and Democrat Nikki Fried has been thrust into the spotlight. Here’s what you need to know before the election.
Melissa Howard, who withdrew from the Republican primary race for Florida State House Representative District 73 after admitting to lying about earning her college degree, has agreed to serve probation for falsifying her degree.
Ron DeSantis says a fundraiser invitation showing that disgraced former lawmaker Ralph Arza is co-chairing a campaign event was a draft, and that Arza is not associated with the Coral Gables gathering.
Dozens of Florida counties have fewer jobs than they had 10 years ago. Gov. Rick Scott touts his jobs record in his Senate campaign against Democrat Bill Nelson, but many rural counties haven’t benefited.