Singer Jimmy Buffett Endorses Democrat Gwen Graham For Florida Governor
By Sunshine State News // August 13, 2018
(SUNSHINE STATE NEWS) – The parrothead primary is over as iconic singer Jimmy Buffett endorsed former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham, D-Fla., for governor on Monday. With two weeks to go, Graham is the favorite to win the Democratic gubernatorial primary.
Buffett, who is active on environmental issues in the Sunshine State, praised Graham and compared her to her father, former Gov. and U.S. Sen. Bob Graham, D-Fla.
“Like her dad, Gwen will put the interests of everyday Floridians first,” Buffett said. “She has a heart for people and a passion for the Sunshine State. She’ll protect our precious natural environment, ensure we have strong public schools and affordable health care.
“It’s been too long since we have had a governor for all the people,” Buffett added. “For that reason, I am supporting my friend, Democrat Gwen Graham, for governor and I encourage ya’ll to do the same.”
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