Not the $100 million that was talked about before…
But Biden needs all the help he can get with Latino’s in Florida…
Latino Victory Fund and billionaire Mike Bloomberg are launching a $2.4 million digital ad campaign to get Florida Latinos out to the polls to defeat President Donald Trump in his must-win state.
Democrats have been scrambling in recent days to increase their neighborhood canvassing and get-out-the-vote efforts amid concerns from party strategists and officials in Florida about the absence of a Joe Biden ground game due to the pandemic. Against that backdrop, Florida Republicans have managed to cut into Democrats’ longtime statewide voter registration advantage this year.
While Democrats are still not out campaigning door-to-door to the same degree as the Trump campaign, the progressive PAC is aiming to use Bloomberg’s money to reach the state’s Latinos — who make up about 17 percent of the state’s electorate. The goal is to ensure they’ve either registered to vote by mail or know when and where they’ll be going to cast their vote.Early voting in Florida begins on Monday and runs until Nov. 1.
“Voter turnout among Latinos in Florida could mean the difference for a Biden-Harris win in Florida,” Bloomberg said in a statement.
The $2.4 million for the digital ads is part of Bloomberg’s commitment to spend up to $100 million to defeat Trump in Florida. Last month, Bloomberg also gave $4 million to three PACs for canvassing efforts in Florida aimed at minority and “underrepresented” groups….