Campaign season stops for no weekend. Candidates for the state’s biggest offices continue to greet voters around Florida. Will one be near you today?

Gov. Rick Scott, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, will ride his statewide “Make Washington Work” bus tour into Hialeah today and will hold a rally at Gus Machado Ford Dealership at 1:30 p.m.

Meanwhile, supporters in Miami will canvas for incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson. The canvass kicks off in Orange Grove and runs from 9 a.m. to noon. Supporters will push for Nelson’s re-election and for other Democrats appearing on the ballot in November.

Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis launches a heavy day of campaigning today with stops in Casselberry, Orlando and Vero Beach, attending numerous county events and also benefits for veterans and first responders.

Democrat Andrew Gillum’s campaign is promoting about three dozen canvassing events throughout the state, from his home base in Tallahassee to his home region of South Florida.

Republican Agriculture Commission candidate Matt Caldwell will swing through Jacksonville today on a search for votes. He’ll stop by the Republican Party of Florida headquarters on San Jose Boulevard for a candidate meet-and-greet at 10 a.m.

Check back on this post as more candidates announce events this weekend.

About The Author

Jacob Ogles has covered politics in Florida since 2000 for regional outlets including SRQ Magazine in Sarasota, The News-Press in Fort Myers and The Daily Commercial in Leesburg. His work has appeared nationally in The Advocate, Wired and other publications. Events like SRQ’s Where The Votes Are workshops made Ogles one of Southwest Florida’s most respected political analysts, and outlets like WWSB ABC 7 and WSRQ Sarasota have featured his insights. He can be reached at jacobogles@hotmail.com.

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