SUN SENTINEL: Everglades champion and Big Sugar foe endorses Ron DeSantis and Gwen Graham in governor primaries

Sun Sentinel: Written by Anthony Man. August 6, 2018.

An organization dedicated to protecting The Everglades is endorsing Ron DeSantis for the Republican nomination for governor and Gwen Graham in the Democratic race.

The Everglades Trust on Monday labeled DeSantis and Graham โ€œthe Everglades candidateโ€ in their respective primaries.

Kimberly Mitchell, executive director of the Everglades Trust, said in a statement that Floridaโ€™s next governor โ€œmust be dedicated to Everglades restoration โ€” and have the backbone to stand up to special corporate interests that have hampered progress for decades.โ€

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