The Governor of Florida, Adam Gillum, received another big boost on Thursday to win the state's Democratic nomination.
A second liberal billionaire activist has pledged to assist the mayor of Tallahassee in moving from City Hall to Statehouse
Gillum, 38, who already has the support of Democratic donor George Soros, now also has support from billionaire Tom Steyer received, the Tampa Bay Times reported on Thursday.
Steyer's NextGen America announced Thursday that it has committed $ 1 million to Gillum's campaign, the newspaper said.
Steyer, 60, is a Californian and former Farallon Capital Manager who appeared in national TV commercials for the impeachment of President Donald Trump.
The heart and soul of this nation, Andrew Gillum is the kind of leader we need on the front line, "Steyer said in a written statement on Thursday." He's someone we can trust to do the right thing do not put people before the powerful and fear not to stand up for justice when we need them most. "
Soros and Steyer's support is expected to boost Gillum's candidacy when he was in the first Elections of the state on August 28, four Democrats with big money absorbs
These other Democrats are the former US Representative Gwen Graham, the Palm Beach billionaire Jeff Greene, the Orlando businessman Chris King and the former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine GILUM, the only African American candidate of choice, often reminds the masses that he lacks the funding of his democratic rivals, reports Politico 9659012] On the Republican side, Florida's top candidate, Ada Putnam, and US Representative Ron DeSantis, who saved Thursday in a debate on Fox News Channel.
Fox News Alex Pappas has contributed to this report.