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Progressive groups launch ads, website to draft Gallego for Arizona Senate

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13.02.2019

One of the digital ads includes a photo of Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego next to text that reads: “It’s time Arizonans are represented by a Latino in the U.S. Senate.” | Matt York/AP Photo

2020 ELECTIONS

By LAURA BARRÓN-LÓPEZ

02/13/2019 05:06 AM EST

Latino Victory Fund and Democracy for America are rolling out digital ads and a website Wednesday in their latest effort to convince Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego to run for the late Republican Sen. John McCain’s Arizona Senate seat in 2020.

Latino Victory, a PAC that supports Latino candidates, first launched its effort to draft Gallego in September of last year. But the group’s latest move, in partnership with DFA, comes one day after former Astronaut and Navy veteran Mark Kelly announced he will run for the Senate seat as a Democrat.

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