Category Nikki Fried

DeSantis polling now underwater thanks to COVID-19

In the wake of record COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the state, our friend, Florida Politics Founder and Editor Peter Schorsch wisely commissioned a poll to test the views on masks in schools as well as the Governor’s horse race, via St Pete Polls. The results indciate a dead heat between US Rep. Charlie Crist […]

What the heck is Nikki Fried thinking about when it comes to masks?

Monday provided us a surprise that in my circles didn’t go over particularly well (and that’s being very diplomatic). Florida’s Agriculture Commissioner who likes to tout that she’s the only statewide elected Democrat and engage in her own performative behavior when it comes to criticizing Governor DeSantis is not in support of a statewide mask […]

Fried’s financial disclosure snafu- it is a big deal if you are looking at a broader picture

Financial disclosure forms, a legacy of the progressive good government Florida of yesteryear are sometimes very difficult to navigate. However, large errors like the one Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried previously made and amended right before she jumped into the Governor’s race, give fodder to political opponents even if they are largely innocuous mistakes. My opinion […]

TFS August Endorsements: Governor and Cabinet

Over the next few days we’ll be rolling out our endorsements for Democratic primaries and non-partisan offices on the August 28 ballot. We’ll start with the Governor and Cabinet. In the next few days we will also release our recommendations for Congress and State Legislature as well as selected local races. We do not intent […]