(Bloomberg) -- Florida State Senator Annette Taddeo is joining the growing field of Democrats seeking to challenge Republican Ron DeSantis for governor next year.

In a press conference Monday from Tallahassee, Taddeo said she would face Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried and U.S. Representative Charlie Crist, a former Republican governor who switched parties, in seeking the Democratic nomination.

They’re vying to challenge DeSantis, who has become a fundraising superstar in the GOP and is considered a leading potential candidate in the 2024 presidential election.   

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