Connie Mack IV, FL’s not-so-inevitable Senate candidate

By Yaël Ossowski | Florida Watchdog

MIAMI — The past few months haven’t been kind to the fourth-generation Cornelius Harvey McGillicuddy. 

The four-term Fort Myers Republican congressman, better known as Connie Mack IV, was once considered the conservative favorite in the race for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson.

But fresh questions about the congressman’s voting record and lackluster campaign fundraising have put the victory speeches on hold — for now.
Mack is joined in the GOP primary fight by former U.S. Sen. George LeMieux, retired U.S. Army Col. Mike McCalister of Plant City, and conservative activist Marielena Stuart.

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