Democratic Progressive Caucus standing down in Democratic gubernatorial primary

Democratic Progressive Caucus standing down in Democratic gubernatorial primary

The Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida has decided to not to pick either Rep. Charlie Crist nor Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried in the Democratic Primary Election for Governor.

The news came in a joint statement released by Carolina Ampudia, president of the Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida, and Mike Bonacolta, chair of the DPCF Campaign Committee.

The statement suggested neither Crist nor Fried quite met the progressive caucus’s key policy platform standards, yet both were preferable to re-election of Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis.

“While we found many areas of agreement with both Democratic candidates, there were important parts of our platform on which we were not in agr...

Full story at Florida Politics

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