ORLANDO, Fla. — Election Day has arrived.

Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis and their surrogates spent the last few hours before Election Day crisscrossing the state to convince voters to support them. 

Republican Ron DeSantis made stops in the Bay area, Orlando and Jacksonville Monday.

He campaigned in Volusia County on Sunday. The gubernatorial hopeful was joined by former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Attorney General Pam Bondi. 

You can see the DeSantis campaign's event schedule on Facebook.

Meanwhile, his opponent Democratic candidate Andrew Gillum campaigned in the Bay area Monday.

During the weekend, Gillum was in Orlando for a rally at the University of Central Florida. Gillum was joined by Sen. Bill Nelson, who is running against Gov. Rick Scott for Senate.  

You can see the Gillum campaign's event schedule on Facebook.

Surrogates campaigning for Gillum have included former Attorney General Eric Holder and Sen. Bernie Sanders. Former President Barack Obama appeared in Miami with Gillum and Sen. Bill Nelson this past week. 


Time-stamped updates: 


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7 a.m.: Andrew Gillum has events in Winter Park and Miami today. The 'Final Push to the Polls for Gillum!' event will be held at 9 a.m. in Winter Park. Gillum will then head to Miami for a 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. event at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center. 

Ron DeSantis is rallying in South Daytona at 1:30 p.m. before heading to Boca Raton for an event at 4 p.m. and then to Lynn Haven for a 6 p.m. event. 


3:50 p.m.: Gillum appeared at a free West Palm Beach concert with singer Jimmy Buffett before more than 1,000 people. 

12:20 p.m.: Gillum took the stage at the University of Central Florida to rally voters. His tone at the rally was serious, focused largely on gun reform and taking on the National Rifle Association.

Backstage, he reflected on how the tone of politics should not include violence.

“You can be for your candidate, you can point out his differences ... our nation deserves better, and this state deserves better," Gillum remarked.

— Reporter Krystel Knowles

11:30 a.m.: Democratic leaders, such as Sen. Bill Nelson, helped rally a crowd of supporters.


10:30 a.m.: Gillum will take the stage at UCF on Saturday for the "Get Out The Vote" event.