Friday, October 23, 2015

Bloomberg-backed group makes $1.5M ad buy in race for Colgan's Senate seat

A gun-safety group backed by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is now pouring $1.5 million into a crucial Northern Virginia legislative contest for the seat of retiring Sen. Charles J. Colgan, D-Prince William. The new ad buy backs Democrat Jeremy McPike and targets Republican Harry J. “Hal” Parrish II. It comes a day after the group announced it is buying $700,000 of political advertising to back Democrat Daniel A. Gecker and oppose Republican Glen H. Sturtevant in the race for the seat of retiring Sen. John Watkins, R-Powhatan.

Read more at the Richmond Times Dispatch

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