Thursday, September 14, 2006

Broward Library Site of Historic Announcement Regarding First Black Lieutenant Governor Candidate in Florida Hstory.

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Jim Davis named former state Sen. Daryl Jones as his running mate Thursday, a choice that could lead to the first black lieutenant governor in Florida history.

Davis made the official announcement at the Broward County Library, joined by state House Democratic leader Chris Smith, of Fort Lauderdale, and incoming House Democratic leader Dan Gelber, of Miami Beach. Both were considered as possible Davis running mates.