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WLRN: Meet Florida’s New Ag Commissioner Nikki Fried

Weapons. Water. Weed. Nikki Fried successfully campaigned on those "three W's" to become Florida’s new agriculture commissioner. The former lobbyist defeated Republican challenger Matt Caldwell in an extremely tight race that went to a manual recount. The margin of victory was only 6,000 votes or...

Sun Sentinel: Where Does Nikki Fried Go From Here?

A year ago, Nikki Fried was a lobbyist in Tallahassee with just three clients. Now, she’s the face of the Florida Democratic Party after becoming the only Democrat to win a statewide race in this year's election. It’s up to the new agriculture commissioner to not...

Palm Beach Post: Election 2018: Rookie Fried could be Dems’ lone statewide win

Florida Democrats flopped in statewide races Tuesday, with the notable exception of political neophyte Nikki Fried. On election night, the 40-year-old attorney and marijuana advocate seemed to have joined fellow Democrats on the losing side of the ledger. But as elections supervisors in Broward and Palm...

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