florida

Andrew Gillum, Florida, EBONY

Andrew Gillum’s Governor Hopes Hinges on Florida Recount

by Sarafina Wright   Nov 14, 2018

Florida, Florida, Florida. There’s a statewide recount taking place in Florida for a very contentious gubernatorial and Senate race, one that hasn’t been of... Read More

Andrew Gillum, Trump, Florida, Gillum

Andrew Gillum Tells Trump He Sounds ‘Nervous’ About Florida Recount

by Teddy Grant   Nov 13, 2018

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum called out President Donald Trump on Twitter on Monday after the president falsely claimed there was voter fraud in the... Read More

Gillum

Andrew Gillum May Seek Recount in Florida Governor’s Race

by Teddy Grant   Nov 08, 2018

Andrew Gillum, who was in the running to be Florida’s first African-American governor, said on Thursday that he is open to the idea of... Read More

Andrew Gillum, Ron DeSantis, Florida

Andrew Gillum Concedes Florida Governor Race to Ron DeSantis

by Teddy Grant   Nov 06, 2018

Ron DeSantis defeated Mayor Andrew Gillum in the Florida gubernatorial race, CNBC reports.  Gillum conceded the closely watched race, getting 48.9 percent of the... Read More

Voting, voters

Amendment 4: Voting Rights Restored to Convicted Felons in Florida

by Teddy Grant   Nov 06, 2018

More than one million people in Florida will soon be able to vote after Floridians passed Amendment 4, which restored voting rights to people... Read More

Early Voting Numbers Surpass 2014’s in Multiple States

Early Voting Numbers Surpass 2014’s in Multiple States

by Sarafina Wright   Nov 01, 2018

With less than a week until Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at least 20 million people across the country had already cast their... Read More

Andrew Gillum, Trump, Florida, Gillum

Trump Calls Florida’s Andrew Gillum a ‘Thief’ on Twitter

by Teddy Grant   Oct 29, 2018

President Donald Trump called Mayor Andrew Gillum (D-FL), who’s looking to become the first Black governor of Florida, a “thief” on Twitter on Monday... Read More

Gillum, DeSantis, Florida debate

Highlights: Andrew Gillum, Ron DeSantis Clash in Florida Gubernatorial Debate

by Teddy Grant   Oct 22, 2018

Andrew Gillum, Tallahassee’s mayor and Democratic candidate for governor of Florida, and Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) went head-to-head Sunday during the gubernatorial debate. In... Read More

Voting Rights for 1.4 Million Ex-Felons on the Ballot in Florida

Voting Rights for 1.4 Million Ex-Felons on the Ballot in Florida

by Sarafina Wright   Oct 19, 2018

After 850,000 Florida voters signed a petition to demand Amendment 4, the voter rights restoration bill will be on the ballot this November. The... Read More

Voter Suppression

Voter Registration Deadline Looms in 15 States

by Sarafina Wright   Oct 09, 2018

The 2018 Midterm Election is less than 30 days away and voter registration deadlines around the country are closing in.  Many states with historic... Read More