ORLANDO (CBSMiami/AP) — One of the biggest names in the democratic party is hoping to help swing a primary election in Florida.READ MORE: 2 Doral Police Officers Injured In Shooting Near Miami-Dade Police Headquarters; Suspect Killed ID'd By Police
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: Shot Doral Police Officer In Serious But Stable Condition, Second Officer Recovering
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: South Florida PBA Union President Steadman Stahl On Stress Of Being A Police Officer
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