Democrat Andrew Gillum Hints At 2022 Run for Governor

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Democrat Andrew Gillum appears to be gearing up for another gubernatorial run in Florida against Republican Governor Ron DeSantis in 2022.

Gillum spoke to The Beat DC’s Tiffany D. Cross in Atlanta during a Democratic National Committee (DNC) fireside chat and shared his plans to launch another bid for governor of Florida. The 39-year-old, who narrowly lost to DeSantis in 2018, said he saw himself in a Democratic administration following the 2020 general election.

“I ran for governor and I still plan to be governor,” Gillum told Cross. “I don’t think I’ve said this anywhere else.”

According to Cross’ blog, Gillum discussed several campaign tactics and strategies he would treat differently in a future run, including delving into traditionally red counties. Gillum did not immediately respond to The North Star’s request for comment about his plans.

Gillum’s 2018 campaign, which he lost by less than half a…

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