Sen. Nelson receives much-needed advertising help from Democratic groups
Florida Politics

Sen. Nelson receives much-needed advertising help from Democratic groups


With Governor Rick Scott (R) commanding Florida’s political TV advertising world over his senatorial opponent Senator Bill Nelson (D), it was only a matter of time before outside helped arrived for the senior senator.

Scott has already spent upwards of $10 million and now Democratic-supporting groups, Senate Majority PAC and Priorities USA Action have coughed up $2.8 million in ads supporting Nelson, the bulk of that coming from the Senate Majority.

Nelson needed it, but will it be enough to counter and defeat the political weather system Scott is creating? Will outside groups continue to pour money into a race where their opposition will be able to easily outspend their efforts?

Press release:

“Throughout his career in public service, Bill Nelson has fought for middle-class Floridians and their families time and time again,” said Guy Cecil, Chairman of Priorities USA Action. “While some may go to Washington to try to get rich or push their ideological agenda, Bill Nelson shows up to work every day looking for ways to improve the lives of working people. Priorities and SMP are proud to support Senator Nelson with a digital campaign that highlights all that he has delivered for Florida.”
“Bill Nelson’s legacy of service speaks for itself and he continues that service every day as he goes to work as Florida’s senator,” said J.B. Poersch, President of SMP.“From protecting Medicare and Social Security for Florida’s seniors to fighting for affordable healthcare for all Floridians, Bill Nelson has proven that he has what it takes to put partisan politics aside and deliver for Florida. We are happy to partner with Priorities to ensure that Floridians across the state know how Bill Nelson has always put Florida first.”

Javier Manjarres

Javier Manjarres is an award-winning South Florida-based political journalist who owns and manages Diverse New Media, Corp and Shark Tank Media, LLc. Under the Diverse New Media umbrella, he writes, manages, and publishes,, and, in addition to publishing the conservative website,, which can be found under Shark Tank Media, LLc. During the 2018 election cycle, he ran and lost the primary race for congress in Florida’s 22nd congressional district. He is Republican. He and his fiancé Michelle have two small children. He enjoys soccer, weight-lifting, swimming and biking. Email him at [email protected]

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