This Week in South Florida: Shevrin Jones

With a primary win, and barring token write-in opposition, South Florida lawmaker Shevrin Jones is on track to become Florida's first openly gay state senator.

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – With a primary win, and barring token write-in opposition, South Florida lawmaker Shevrin Jones is on track to become Florida's first openly gay state senator.

Despite some ugly personal attacks, and battling COVID-19 during the campaign, Jones beat five other candidates with almost 43 percent of the vote.

He joined This Week in South Florida hosts Michael Putney and Glenna Milberg for a conversation about the election.

The video can be seen at the top of this page.


About the Authors:

Michael Putney came to Local 10 in 1989 to become senior political reporter and host of "This Week In South Florida with Michael Putney." He is Local 10's senior political reporter. 

Glenna Milberg joined Local 10 News in September 1999 to report on South Florida's top stories and community issues. She also serves as co-host on Local 10's public affairs broadcast, "This Week in South Florida."