Our Candidates

Bill Nelson




  • Defeated by Republican Rick Scott, the sitting Governor, by 0.2 points (less than 10K votes out of more than 8 million cast,  triggering the first state-wide hand recount) in a state that  Hillary Clinton lost by 1.3 and President Obama won by 1

  • Three-term incumbent with extensive previous government service. Campaigned on protecting the Florida environment, addressing global warming, and providing access to healthcare.  Fourth highest Democratic fundraiser in 2018 at $25.4 MM