Sunday one-on-one: Democrat Andrew Gillum talks about running for governor

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Like many other local and state politicians, Tallahassee Mayor and Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Andrew Gillum hit the road this week to tour parts of Florida, especially those hit hardest by Hurricane Irma.

On Sunday morning, Gillum sat down with News Channel 8 for a one-on-one interview to talk about his roots and his image.

We spoke to Gillum about Governor Rick Scott’s actions before, during and after the hurricane as well as climate change and the controversy surrounding Confederate statues.

You can see our full interview with Gillum by watching the video above. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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