US Senate candidates

US SENATE (This is one of Florida's two Senate seats in the United States Senate. Each senator represents the entire state.) 

Republican Rick Scott is trying to unseat Democrat Bill Nelson. Five write-in candidates also qualified: Lateresa "L.A." Jones, Howard Knepper, Michael S. Levinson, Charles Frederick Tolbert and David Weeks.

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  Republican

Rick Scott, Naples

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Rick Scott was first elected governor of Florida in 2010 and re-elected in 2014, defeating Democrats Alex Sink and Charlie Christ, respectively. He is ineligible to run for re-election as governor because of term limits. 

Website: rickscottforflorida.com
Social media: Facebook / Twitter

  Democratic

Bill Nelson(incumbent), Melbourne

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Bill Nelson was first elected to represent Florida in the United States in 2000 and has been re-elected since. He currently sits on the Armed Services Committee; Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee; Finance Committee; and the Special Committee on Aging. He also sits on multiple subcommittees.

Website: www.nelsonforsenate.com
Social media: Facebook / Twitter

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