Dems Federal, Florida Sen. Nelson out of the election campaign of Rick Scott in the high-stakes race

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Nelson, Scott gear up for a competitive Florida Senate race

Three-term Senator Nelson faces the most difficult reelection of his career in the two-term Governor Scott. The political analyst Susan MacManus, argues Nelson ‘ s strategy is to wait until after the August primary, when Floridians focus more on the election, on the ground running and campaign on a basic level in what is expected to race the most expensive Senate in the history of the United States.

TAMPA, Fla. – If Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced that he was running for the Senate, the President of the sen Bill Nelson, self-conscious of his Fans and assured that he was victorious again in November.

Privately, though, Democrats Nelson is out are concerned muscles at an early stage by the Governor. The Democrat, who has decided to make the seat since the year 2000, will face the hardest political campaign of his life before the Nov. 8 choice.

Scott gave his candidacy 9. April, to much fanfare, telling hundreds of supporters that Packed in an Orlando warehouse, that the concept of sending career politicians in Washington “must stop.”

Democrats have little room for error as you try to regain control of the U.S. Senate, and the winner of Florida’s closely watched race between incumbent Bill Nelson and Rick Scott could tip the balance on Capitol Hill

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The announcement kicked off what is expected to be the most high-share and expensive Senate races in history. Nelson has comfortably held the seat for nearly two decades, and political analysts say that could work against him, because many younger voters don’t know much about him.

“Without a doubt, Nelson to many Floridians who are not so familiar with him, as the people who lived here a long time back to himself,” said political analyst Susan MacManus. “… He has in the campaign harder, as it is done in a very long time for the reason that a lot of people don’t know him well.”


Nelson is the only statewide-elected Democrat left in the largest swing state. The senator has not had a race since the year 2000, when he won the open seat in 2000 with 51 percent, was re-elected in 2006 with 60 percent in 2012, with 55 percent of the vote.

With Florida’s 10 media markets and 27 congressional any candidate districts, with nationwide aspirations needs two things to be competitive: the name and the money.

Scott s input put Democrats, who are trying to flip control of the Senate, on defense.

With Florida’s 10 media markets and 27 congressional any candidate districts, with nationwide aspirations needs two things to be competitive: the name and the money.

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“It was a name ID that he currently has, so he has to come and tell people, again, who is he…and why he was in public office all these years,” said Jessica Ehrlich, a democratic strategist and former congressional candidate.

One of Scott’s biggest campaign of his personal money and his willingness to spend it. The Governor has a personal net worth of more than $ 150 million can be little doubt that he races to spend heavily on the Senate.

So far, Scott released on 10 TV advertising has been published, in comparison to an online and social-media ad, Nelson on may 29. The Scott campaign reportedly has 13 million on ads since his Senate run spent more than $announcement eight weeks ago.

“I will do everything I can to have money for advertising, all summer long,” said Scott at a campaign event on Monday. “I’m going to work, from my cock to ensure that I the next United States Senator from Florida.”

The democratic Senate campaign Committee has spent recently a $2.2 million ad buy in support of Nelson, and the Senate majority PAC more than $2 million in a nationwide TV advertising portrays protect Nelson as a senator, Florida-interests in the health care and Social security.

Nelson ended the first quarter of the campaign with $10.6 million, while Scott not so long ago, a fundraising report. The next candidate filling deadline is may 15. July.

Experts say that Nelson is the following, what is considered a traditional campaign approach down in the summer, when political interest is low, and then it all starts-primary-out campaign blitz to August.

But with each s indicator will be published by Scott, Nelson’s absence from the airwaves striking.

“Do you go the traditional route and assume it’s OK to wait until after the August primary? Against the kind of new approach – you have said the brand your opponent quickly before you brand products, to the point of no return”, MacManus. “It is a struggle within the Nelson campaign, and also with Florida Democrats.”

Nelson, who famously went through NASA training, and six days spent orbiting the earth, is also thought to be in the factoring swing-state and the violent campaign, the cost for the preparation for the race, estimated at up to $200 million.

For the Democrats the control of the U.S. Senate, they all have their places and you win a minimum of two Republican seats in play.

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“Florida is a huge state, our statewide races are expensive to begin with,” to be Honest. “I think they realize it is a long and difficult campaign requires a lot of messaging. So strategic and use your money wisely is always a good idea.”

In a statement to Fox News, a Nelson campaign spokeswoman for Florida voters are aware of Scott’s controversial history.

“Rick Scott is spending tens of millions of dollars of his own money each election,” the spokesman said, “but Floridians know his record by the future of Florida.”

Numerous external groups are expected to invest, in Nelson, Nov. 8 approaches, but it is unclear whether the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, to cancel the decision to make the most of August recess is a traditional time for candidates to back, so as not to hurt their districts to campaign before the primary election to him.

The current Real Clear politics poll averages has Nelson the lead by almost two points over Scott.

The stakes in the race high, especially in a swing state like Florida. Experts say, the results have national impact.

Polls show a toss-up race in the nation’s largest swing state, and only a few expect that will change much before election day.

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“Every Democrat knows that, if Democrats hold the Senate seat, currently MacManus, held by Nelson,” said, “your chances of winning back control of the U.S. Senate are very low.”

Allie Raffa is a multimedia reporter for Fox News based in Tampa.

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