"Tonight as the mayor of Florida's capital city, I humbly accept the Democratic nomination", Gillum said to loud cheers from watch-party attendees as they chanted "Bring it home!"
With the majority of precincts reporting in Florida by 9:30 p.m., Gillum and his progressive campaign had pulled ahead of former Congresswoman Gwen Graham by a margin of 34 percent of the vote to Graham's 31 percent, according to the state Division of Elections.
Gillum spent only $6.5 million on a primary where billionaire Jeff Greene spent $38 million and millionaire former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine spent about $29 million of his fortune. Check back here for updates.
His closest rival and the Florida establishment candidate is state Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who joined him on the campaign trail. His grassroots campaign mirrors that of Ocasio-Cortez, whose takedown of New York City goliath Rep. Joe Crowley sent shockwaves through the Democratic Party earlier this year.
"No one person can take on the economic and political elites on their own", Sanders said in a statement after the race was called.
Gillum will face off against Republican Ron DeSantis in the November 6 general election. DeSantis was one of several Republicans running in contests in Florida and Arizona who hoped that cozying up to the president would be rewarded by voters.
"All indications that we are going to have an usually high turnout at least in recent years", said Michael McDonald, a political scientist at the University of Florida.
Putnam had always been considered the favorite to win the GOP primary with state party backing and big donations from the biggest corporate entities in the state, including supermarket chain Publix, U.S. Sugar, Florida Power & Light and Disney.
On 'The Ingraham Angle, ' Republican Florida gubernatorial candidate says his campaign had unstoppable momentum.
Trump surprised Florida Republicans with his endorsement of DeSantis, and frequently tweeted about the lawmaker, one of his staunchest supporters in Washington. Gillum had consistently trailed in the few polls on the race, but scored a boost with the endorsement of Sen.
"This is our moment", Gillum asserted Tuesday night.
"Even though it is an estimate, we are officially changing, we are putting an official number to the death toll", he said . President Trump slammed officials of the United States territory and the island's people, who are U.S. citizens.
In the first hours, hundreds of people from multi-generations visited the public viewing with signs, Aretha T-shirts and more. Franklin's dress has a lace bodice and sleeves with a netted skirt, while her red pumps are from Christian Louboutin.
Pressed on the fact that the theory of censorship had been discredited, Kudlow demurred: "This is above my pay grade". Attkisson, formerly a reporter with CBS News, now works for conservative news conglomerate Sinclair Broadcast Group.
Following the shooting in Jacksonville on Sunday, EA has cancelled the remaining qualifiers for its Madden Classic tournament. Instead the 24-year-old was eliminated, according to witnesses, who say he later returned with a handgun and opened fire .
The 46-year-old top coach has been linked with a move to Old Trafford since the commencement of this new season. United will be looking to bounce back with victory as they host Tottenham at Old Trafford on Monday.
The news comes not long after McCain made the decision to stop medical treatment after a year-long battle with brain cancer . A pilot, he was shot down over Vietnam and held as a prisoner of war for more than five years.
John McCain at the age of 81 on August 25, Congress has lost someone who could-on occasion-be an important swing vote in the U.S. Earlier in the day, a stone-faced Trump sat mute as reporters at several photo sessions invited him to comment on McCain.
Bush and Obama had been McCain's political opponents, too, blocking his White House ambitions in 2000 and 2008, respectively. McCain, who had been suffering from an aggressive form of brain cancer, died Saturday at the age of 81 at home in Arizona.
Defending champion Sloane Stephens eased into the second round with a 6-1 7-5 victory over Russian Evgeniya Rodina. It was her first US Open match since giving birth to daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., who turns one this week.
The biggest announcement of these was that thanks to AI-based tech, Google Go users will now be able to "listen to webpages". According to Google, the amount of online content in Indian languages is only 1 percent of what's available in English.
Kenya is the third highest recipient of USA security aid in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the Security Assistance Monitor. The group has intensified attacks in Kenya since Kenya sent troops into Somalia in 2011.
Toyota to invest $500 million in Uber
To some worldwide news now, Toyota is expanding its partnership with Uber in the development of self-autonomous vehicles. Instead of owning and operating the vehicles, they will be handed over to a mutually-agreed upon third party.
Trump Endorses Rick Scott, Ron DeSantis in Florida Races
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Girl, 11, gets heart transplant after visit by Drake
She had just two wishes for her 11th birthday , but Sofia Sanchez wasn't sure if either would come true. Rapper Drake spends time with Downers Grove resident Sofia Sanchez , 11, on August 20 at Ann & Robert H.