Democrats Aim to Boost Black Turnout With Radio in Florida
A Democratic outside group will start airing a radio ad targeting Rep. Steve Southerland II, R-Fla., in his high-stakes race against Democrat Gwen Graham in the 2nd District.
According to information provided exclusively to CQ Roll Call, Ocean Champions, a conservation group that backs Democratic candidates, will begin a $64,000 buy Tuesday that will run 1,300 radio spots in the final month of the campaign. The group will release another spot later in the month.
The district-wide buy will target radio stations with large African-American listenerships. Graham must have a robust turnout from that voting bloc to win on Election Day.
The group will release another spot later in the month, and they made a television buy in August in the same race.
This is an environmental group, the ad focuses on Social Security:
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