BELLE GLADE — On the third day of early voting in Florida, Wednesday, Aug. 15, former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor, took to the trail and made a campaign stop at an early voting location in Belle Glade.
Mayor Levine, joined by supporters and volunteers, shared his plan to move Florida forward and spoke about the importance of the 2018 midterm elections as an opportunity to take back the governor’s office in November as well as the race’s implications for the 2020 presidential election. The Belle Glade visit marked Mayor Levine’s fifth early-voting stop as he continues to travel the state speaking with voters. Team Levine has 150-plus members spread throughout 14 offices across the state, with one in Palm Beach County.
Mayor Levine said: “With just a few days to go until the Florida primary, this is our opportunity to send a message to President Trump and radical Ron DeSantis: Florida will go blue in 2018! Our state is the last line of defense against this national nightmare — and the people of Belle Glade and all of Florida are ready for change. Our team is working day and night to end 20 years of Republican control, and with 14 regional offices and an unprecedented statewide field program, team Levine has the infrastructure to get the job done and win in November.
“As governor, I will lead the way where the Trump administration is failing us and make sure we move our state in a new direction, a direction we can be proud of. If we want to expand access to healthcare and affordable housing, raise our minimum living wage, invest in public schools, and improve public transportation — we have to do it now by making our voices heard.”