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Andrew Gillum

Chair of Forward Florida and 2018 Democratic Candidate for Florida Governor
Gillum is the chair of Forward Florida, an organization that works to get Democrats elected in Florida, and is the former mayor of Tallahassee. In 2018, Gillum made history by becoming the Florida Democratic Party’s first African-American gubernatorial nominee. Previously, he was elected to the Tallahassee City Commission at age 23, becoming the youngest person to serve on the commission.