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August 31, 2014

Alex Sink Ends Special Election Campaign With Positive Spot

In what is likely her final ad in the special election for Florida’s 13th District, the Democrat nominee, Alex Sink, struck a bipartisan tone in positive spot that started to air Wednesday.

Polls show Sink in a virtual tie with the GOP nominee, lobbyist David Jolly, in the race to replace the late Rep. C.W. Bill Young, R-Fla.

In this high-stakes special election race, both sides have engaged in negative campaigning on the airwaves.

But typically, campaigns save a final, positive spot to serve as a final impression for voters. Ad spending in the Tampa-based 13th District is reaching atmospheric levels, but Sink is well-funded to compete.

The race is rated Tossup by Rothenberg Political Report/Roll Call. Election Day is next Tuesday.

 

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