Democrats Tangle on Records in Gubernatorial Debate

Democrats Tangle on Records in Gubernatorial Debate

By Dara Kam, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — In the midst of a firestorm about a reported lapse in background screenings for concealed-weapons licenses, four of the five top Democratic candidates vying to replace Republican Gov. Rick Scott squared off in a debate Saturday night. Former Congresswoman Gwen Graham, former Miami Beach mayor […]

Poll: Graham Leads Gillum, Putnam ahead of DeSantis

Poll: Graham Leads Gillum, Putnam ahead of DeSantis

A  poll conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling & Strategy shows Gwen Graham and Adam Putnam are the current front runners in their respective primary races for Florida governor. However, the leaders both maintain only slight leads and about half of Democratic primary voters and 43 percent of Republican primary voters remain undecided. The polls were conducted […]

Gillum Loses Control of Gubernatorial Campaign

Gillum Loses Control of Gubernatorial Campaign

Almost immediately after Adam Smith, the political editor of the Tampa Bay Times, wrote on June 16, 2017 that Mayor Andrew Gillum was the Democratic party’s front-runner in the race for governor, this lofty assessment came crashing down. Days after Mr. Smith’s column, Peter Schorsch, an influential state political blogger, wrote that Smith’s “claim is made […]