STATEMENT: Gillum Honored to Accept NextGen America and Tom Steyer’s Endorsement
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum released the following statement today:
“It’s an honor to have NextGen America and Tom Steyer’s endorsement in this race. Tom’s been fighting for our Democratic values across every state in this country, and he’s taking the fight to President Trump. Florida Democrats cannot afford to be patient anymore; not with a dishonest bigot in the White House, not with a new Supreme Court vacancy, and not with 20 years of losing the Governor’s Mansion.
“We need a Governor who walks the walk on attacking climate change and protecting our environment, and I will scale up our clean and renewable energy sources and put science first. The time for bold, audacious change is now, and I know we’re ready to deliver it in August and November.”
In the wake of Stacey Abrams’ win in Georgia, Gillum has received national endorsements from the Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC), the Working Families Party (WFP), the National Nurses Union (NNU), Florida endorsements from New Florida Majority and the Democratic Black Caucus of Florida, and support from famed television producer Norman Lear, and nationally-syndicated radio host Charlamagne Tha God from the Breakfast Club.