Democrats had high hopes for Mary Barzee Flores when she ran against Diaz-Balart in 2018 but, despite the GOP facing a bad election cycle at the national level, the Republican incumbent carried more than 62 percent of the vote and won another term.
Florida Politics reported earlier this week that Mucarsel-Powell told volunteers she expects to be in “one of the toughest” races come November.
Quinnipiac University released a poll on Wednesday looking at how the two senators--neither of whom face voters this year--are currently doing with Florida voters.
DiAngelus said on Tuesday that she could not ask supporters to continue to back her campaign during the coronavirus pandemic and the economic downturn which has accompanied it.
"This crisis has been hard on working people, but President Donald Trump has already begun to plan for reviving the economy — something he’s successfully accomplished once before."
Last week, more than 40 candidates from across Florida wrote Gov. Ron DeSantis last week about ballot access.
At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., wrote U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, advocating for additional funding for the United States Postal Service (USPS) “in anticipation of the increased demand on the USPS as more states and jurisdictions allow vote-by-mail ballots in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.”
On Wednesday, Paul endorsed Cammack, a former aide to Yoho who led his campaign when he upset longtime U.S. Rep. Cliff Stearns, R-Fla., in 2012.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., suspended his presidential bid on Wednesday, leaving former Vice President Joe Biden as the de facto Democratic nominee who will challenge President Donald Trump in November.
Former Rhode Island Gov. and U.S. Sen. Lincoln Chafee, who held office as a Republican, an independent and a Democrat, ended his bid for the Libertarian presidential nomination over the weekend.