Tag: bob cortes
One of the big shockers in this election comes from the heart of Florida tourism.
Trying to make inroads with Central Florida’s growing Puerto Rican community, Republican gubernatorial candidate former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., showcased his support from prominent officials from that commonwealth. Earlier in the month, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, DeSantis’ Democratic rival, unveiled prominent Puerto Ricans backing his campaign.
State Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith, D-Orlando, and Anna Eskamani are trying to remake politics in Central Florida and it starts next month.
Cortes came out swinging at Ward, taking aim at comments he made at a forum in Mount Dora in which he said Puerto Ricans should not be allowed to vote in the Sunshine State.