Biden has consistently topped Trump in public polling in Florida, a state the president narrowly won by 113,000 votes in 2016.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Joe Biden on Monday announced the members of his senior leadership team in Florida, a must-win state where he holds a commanding lead over President Donald Trump.
Biden named Jackie Lee, veteran Orlando-based consultant who has been working for the campaign since October 2019, as his state director. Lee, who helped the campaign regain its balance after huge a primary loss in Iowa, is credited with fending off a $30 million Florida ad blitz from billionaire Mike Bloomberg’s short-lived presidential campaign. Lee had a leadership role on both of former President Barack Obama’s campaigns, and helped with the passage of Amendment 4, a nationally watched Florida ballot measure that in 2018 created a pathway for people with felony convictions to regain their voting rights.
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