Tallahassee Mayor’s Race

Tom Flanigan

The ballot facing Florida voters this year keeps getting longer. Leon County’s top elections official worried that could cause voter fatigue well before Election Day.

Gillum, flanked by his wife R. Jai, speaking to supporters Tuesday evening.
Nick Evans

UPDATE: Aug. 28, 2014, 1 p.m.:

Andrew Gillum will be Tallahassee's next mayor.  According to Leon County elections officials, qualified write-in candidate Evin Matthews dropped out of the race Wednesday afternoon.  Gillum is now Tallahassee mayor-elect and will not appear on the ballot in November.

Original post, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014:


City Commissioner Andrew Gillum is one step closer in his bid to be Tallahassee’s next mayor.  Tallahassee’s mayoral primary has been called, and Gillum has won.

Perspectives: Tallahassee Mayor's Race

Jul 16, 2014

The first of a series of twice-weekly Political Perspectives featuring local candidates in advance of the August 26th Primary Election.  Tallahassee Mayor candidates: Zack Richardson, Larry Hendricks and Andrew Gillum share their visions for the city’s future.