Can Democratic Candidate Andrew Gillum Win the Florida Gubernatorial Election?

Note: Percentages are for eligible voters; citizens 18 years of age or older. Source: US Census Bureau Voting and Registration in the Election of November 2016.

NEW YORK, September 24, 2018—

The Graduate Center of The City University of New York’s Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies (CLACLS) has released a report on the feasibility of Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum winning in the general election. Gillum is the first African-American to be nominated by a major party for the state’s top executive office. Among the keys findings, the report shows that if Democratic constituencies register by the rapidly approaching October 9 deadline and turn out to vote at higher rates than in November 2016 Gillum has a realistic chance of making history.

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