Our most recent book is titled Divided We Stand: The 2020 Elections and American Politics. Among other things, it discusses state and congressional elections.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom is sending money across the country to help Rep. Charlie Crist defeat Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis this November.
The California Democrat on Thursday tweeted that he was pledging $100,000 to make DeSantis a “one-term governor” and he called on his supporters to donate to Crist, who won the Democratic nomination to be Florida’s governor on Tuesday.
Asked about the donation during a Los Angeles event, Newsom said he was compelled to donate to Crist because “I don’t like bullies.” Newsom pointed to DeSantis’ verbal assault of Dr. Anthony Fauci at a rally Wednesday, during which the Republican leader said of the country’s top infectious disease expert, “Someone needs to grab that little elf and chuck him across the Potomac.”
Yesterday, Charlie Crist told Floridians he doesn't want our votes. Today, Charlie Crist thanked the governor of the failed state of California for his money. Priorities!— DeSantis War Room (@DeSantisWarRoom) August 25, 2022
Join us on a tour of Gavin Newsom's Dystopia-by-the-Sea to learn why we say "Don't California My Florida"... pic.twitter.com/tZyPSrqsQD