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Florida Democrats Start to Line Up to Challenge Ron DeSantis, Marco Rubio in 2022

Last week, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., formally launched his bid to take on Gov. Ron DeSantis and reclaim his old job. Crist’s announcement was the first domino to fall as Florida Democrats look ahead to 2022.
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Ron DeSantis’ Inaugural Address

Former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., was sworn in as the 46th governor of Florida on Tuesday.

Ron DeSantis Names Shane Strum as Chief of Staff

Strum starts his new task on January 8 as DeSantis gets ready to take over from Scott who faces term limits.  

Ron DeSantis Reels in Endorsements in Miami Dade

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Giménez and Hialeah Mayor Carlos Hernández appeared with DeSantis and his running mate state Rep. Jeanette Nuñez, R-Miami, to endorse them at an event in Hialeah.  

Debate Analysis: Ron DeSantis, Andrew Gillum Take Off the Gloves

The two men who want to be the next governor of Florida left nothing on the table in their final debate in Davie on Wednesday night which was televised to a statewide audience.

Clinton Ally Terry McAullife Comes to Florida to Help Andrew Gillum

On Wednesday, the Gillum campaign announced that former Gov. Terry McAuliffe, D-Va., a possible presidential candidate in 2020, will be heading to Fort Myers on Thursday.

Andrew Gillum Ahead of Ron DeSantis in FAU Poll

The Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI) unveiled a poll of likely voters on Tuesday afternoon which showed Gillum with 41.4 percent followed by DeSantis with 36.7 percent. But unlike most other recent polls, the FAU poll shows a large segment of voters--17.5 percent--still undecided.

Opinion: Florida Should Support Ron DeSantis to be its Next Governor

All around me, I see apathy but the great thing about apathy is that a few people can make a big difference! You are reading this today because you are not apathetic and because you are those few people, and you will make a big difference on November 6th. 

Ron DeSantis, Andrew Gillum Offer Vastly Different Tax Policies in Florida

Former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., the Republican candidate, told Florida Daily there is a clear delineation between what Florida has been, and what Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic candidate, wants the state to be.

Andrew Gillum Draws Fire for How He Handled Hurricane Hermine

The Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) came out swinging at Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate, for his handling of Hurricane Hermine in 2016 when parts of Tallahassee were left without power for several days. 

Mason Dixon Poll: Close Contest Between Andrew Gillum, Ron DeSantis

Mason Dixon released a poll on Tuesday night showing Gillum, the Democratic nominee, with 45 percent and DeSanits, the Republican candidate, right behind him at 44 percent while 3 percent backed other candidates and 8 percent remain undecided. 

Andrew Gillum, Ron DeSantis Running Close in New Poll

On Tuesday, Spectrum News 13 released a poll of likely voters taken by Survey USA which showed Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee, with a slight lead over former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla.