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Former Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, who Ron DeSantis edged in the 2018 gubernatorial race, was charged by the U.S. Justice Department for wire fraud and making false statements to the FBI. The U.S. Attorney Office...
But while Fried is her party’s top state official, she remains largely unknown to many voters and a poll released last week shows she has some work to do to win the Democratic primary.
“Gwen Graham, who honed her commitment to public service as a leader in Florida’s local public schools, is a respected former Member of Congress with a reputation for fairness, compassion, and problem-solving,” the White House noted on Friday
Seminole County Democrats thought they were going to make major waves in 2020 but had to settle for wins at the top of the ticket. Now they are looking ahead to 2022, hoping to grasp the elusive local wins that eluded them in November.
Our election systems need to have free and unfettered access to the ballots. That is what the norm should be and what Americans expect. Anything less undermines confidence in our election system and gives Trump the right to offer a court challenge on whether the process is being followed fairly.
Election Day has come and gone and now we can focus on the lessons and results other than the presidential race which is still too close to call.
Over the past decade, Florida Republicans have made it a habit of winning the close ones. Rick Scott narrowly edged then state CFO Alex Sink in the 2010 gubernatorial race. Four years later, Scott held off former Gov. Charlie Crist. In 2016, Trump beat out Hillary Clinton in the Sunshine State.