Andrew Gillum, mayor of Tallahassee, Fla., the state, the nominated democratic gubernatorial addiction.
Florida gubernatorial hopeful Adam Gillum received another big boost Thursday in his bid to win the state, the democratic nomination.
A second billionaire liberal activist, has pledged to support the mayor of Tallahassee as he looks, the transition from city hall to the Capitol.
Gillum, 38, who already has the endorsement of the Democratic donor George Soros now has the support of billionaire Tom Steyer, as well as the Tampa Bay Times attracted reported on Thursday.
Steyer’s NextGen announced America organization Thursday that it has committed $1 million to Gillum’s campaign, the newspaper reported.
I am proud to announce that @NextGen America approves of @andrewgillum for Governor of Florida. It is the people against the powerful, and not afraid to stand up for justice. Agree to the pledge, The Primary on Aug 28: https://t.co/DqxgsM1fx5https://t.co/it4EsKAtEm
— Tom Steyer (@TomSteyer) 29. June 2018
Steyer, 60, is a Californian and former Farallon Capital managing Director, has been in the national TV advertising and call for the impeachment of President Donald Trump.
“As we the kind of leaders we need at the front,” Steyer, the battle for the heart and soul of this nation, Andrew Gillum late Thursday said in a written statement. “He is someone we can trust to do the right thing, the people in front of the mighty, and who is not afraid to stand up for justice, now when we need it the most.”
The support of both Soros and Steyer is expected to Gillum boost his candidacy, as he takes on four big-money ” Democrats in the state primary election Aug. 28.
The other Democrats, former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham, the Palm Beach billionaire Jeff Greene, Orlando business man Chris King and the former Miami Beach mayor Philip Levine.
Gillum, the choice is the only African-American candidate, often, masses are reminded that he spoke about the financing for his Democratic rival, Politically.
Florida GOP gubernatorial Primary debate, Thursday, 28. June
On the Republican side, the top two candidates are Florida Commissioner of agriculture Ada Putnam and the U.S.-Rep. Ron DeSantis, who sparred Thursday in a debate on Fox News Channel.
Fox News’ Alex Pappas contributed to this report.