A surprise outcome in Florida’s democratic gubernatorial primary had Democrat’s hoping to reclaim the governor’s mansion and wrest control from Republicans for the first time in 20 years. The state party’s hopes rested on Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum-- who came close to becoming the first black governor in Florida’s history.
Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis sparred over each other’s personal integrity as well as issues like health care and immigration in a heated debate on Wednesday that underscored the fierce divide between the two gubernatorial candidates with less than two weeks before Election Day.
Gubernatorial candidates are making their final pitches to voters ahead of Tuesday’s primary. Democrat Gwen Graham returned to Tallahassee Thursday to vote and rally her supporters amid polls showing Graham and Phil Levine tied as front-runners to win the Democratic Gubernatorial primary.
Gubernatorial Candidate Andrew Gillum is claiming he’s been unfairly targeted by an FBI probe investigating public corruption in Tallahassee. Yet that's not stopping him from rallying his base during a campaign stop at Klemen Plaza Monday.
After teasing a big announcement for this week, Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran revealed Wednesday he won’t be joining the race for Governor. Corcoran is instead throwing his support behind Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam.
The 2018 Governor’s race could lead to Florida’s Senate Budget Chairman and House Speaker squaring off against each other in the primary. But, for now, Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran says he does not think the campaign trail will affect the legislature’s handling of the upcoming year’s budget.
Four counties in North Florida are forming what’s known as a freight logistics zone to improve the region’s chances for state infrastructure dollars. Officials believe it’s an important step toward growing jobs.
The Florida League of Women Voters is asking the state Supreme Court to weigh in on a decades-old legal dispute: when a justice’s term ends at the same time as the sitting governor, who appoints a replacement?
Tallahassee’s mayor has lost the endorsement of some of his colleagues in his race to be the state’s next governor. Leon County Commissioners John Dailey and Kristin Dozier are endorsing Democrat Gwen Graham for governor.