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Mayor Andrew Gillum Addresses Media about Running for Governor

Mayor Andrew Gillum Addresses Media about Running for Governor
Posted at 5:00 PM, Mar 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-03 12:49:05-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Mayor Andrew Gillum is addressing the media in Tallahassee Friday afternoon about his newly announced run for governor.

Mayor Gillum addressed a number of topics Friday like education and energy consumption.

Gillum also discussed claims that just three days into his campaign he's already facing violations when it comes to emails sent from a the city's system that were not related to government business,

Meanwhile, the CEO of an Orlando firm has filed to run for governor.

Democrat Chris King is the founder of Elevation Financial Group, which creates a affordable housing for families.

He graduated from Harvard University and earned his law degree from the University of Florida. He said in a statement that he wants to "give voice to millions of Floridians who are struggling to make it and haven't given up hope that we can do better."

Gillum will be hosting the first rally for his campaign this weekend.

It's set for tomorrow at 11 a.m. in Kleman Plaza.