Andrew Gillum’s toying with us.
The Tallahassee Democrat, who narrowly lost a bid for governor to Republican Ron DeSantis in November, teased supporters and critics today with a slick “save the date” video come on.
The promo features chants of Gillum’s iconic “Bring It Home” campaign slogan in the background, alongside tidbits from the trail.
Gillum, who lost to DeSantis by .4 percentage points last year, recently joined CNN as a political analyst.
After a surprise primary election victory, the former Tallahassee mayor had hoped to make Florida history by becoming the state’s first black governor. DeSantis dashed those dreams, but not before his gubernatorial effort skyrocketed the Florida Democrat onto the national stage.
Despite his November loss, Gillum’s been rumored to be considering a run for president in an already crowded Democratic field.
Will that be the “major announcement” coming on March 20, or will Gillum throw his support behind one of the other contenders?
In an email to supporters Friday morning, Gillum said “what we fought for last year still holds true today” and hammered on the anti-Donald Trump theme invoked against the president’s pal, DeSantis, last year.
“Health care should be a right and not a privilege. Teachers should be paid what they are worth. Our water and air should be safe for our children.
And most importantly: we need to do everything in our power to make Donald Trump a one-term president.
This fight is about the future of our state and our nation. I’m not going anywhere — and I know neither are you. We have to stand strong and speak out.