TV ad says ‘liberal’ Carol Whitmore has nothing in common with Ron DeSantis

A TV ad slams Manatee County Commissioner Carol Whitmore as a pro-choice liberal with no place in Gov. Ron DeSantis’ party.

“DeSantis cut taxes. Carol Whitmore raised taxes,” a narrator states. “DeSantis is pro-life. Whitmore is pro-choice.”

The ad intercuts images of the Republican Governor against the Republican County Commissioner and cites parts of their record that play well or poorly respectively among the GOP base.

Republican Jason Bearden, who is challenging Whitmore for her at-large District 6 seat, bought time to air ads on television in the Bradenton area. The messaging comes as the campaign grows increasingly negative.

The advertisement

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