Gillum revealed he's bisexual on the "Tamron Hall" show, noting "that is something that I've never shared publicly before."
Gillum withdrew from the spotlight in March, after a drug and alcohol–fueled Miami Beach incident landed him in the headlines and, subsequently, rehab.
Stacey Abrams beat out other hot-button politicians such as Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas) and Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum.
Florida Democrat Andrew Gillum has yet to give any decisive answers as to whether he plans to run for president in 2020, but has also not ruled anything out.
The President tweeted his displeasure at the news of the ballot recount.
Gillum trails his Republican opponent by a mere 34,000 votes.
It ain’t over till the fat lady sings, and it looks like Andrew Gillum still has a shot at being Florida’s first Black governor.
"The polls are open, everybody get out there and vote." - Mariah Carey
Election day 2018 is finally here. Will the country decide to continue on the path it is going, or will it decide to change course?
All eyes are on Florida on Tuesday as the state decides whether it will choose Trump-backed Republican Ron DeSantis for governor, or elect the more-progressive Democrat Andrew Gillum.
Ron DeSantis visibly lost his cool while debating Andrew Gillum in Florida on Wednesday night after being called out on his racist ties.
"This is reprehensible," a spokesperson for the Gillum campaign said.