ORLANDO (CBSMiami/AP) — One of the biggest names in the democratic party is hoping to help swing a primary election in Florida.READ MORE: Vince Lago Wins Coral Gables Mayoral Race
Former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is planning to campaign with candidate Andrew Gillum along Florida’s Interstate 4 corridor on Friday.
Sanders, a leader of the Democratic Party’s progressive wing, endorsed the Tallahassee mayor earlier this month.READ MORE: Road To Reopening: Miami-Dade, Broward Public Schools Planning 100% In-Person Instruction In The Fall
Sanders will first speak in downtown Tampa followed by campaigning on the University of Central Florida campus in Orlando.
Gillum’s opponents for the Aug. 28 primary are Gwen Graham, Philip Levine, Jeff Greene and Chris King.MORE NEWS: Sens. Rubio, Scott Say It’s Too Soon To Weigh In On Gaetz's Future
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