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Democrat Mark Kelly takes to airwaves with introductory ad

Posted at 4:10 PM, Feb 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-20 18:12:56-05

PHOENIX (AP) — Democratic Senate candidate Mark Kelly is releasing his first campaign ad of the 2020 election.

The minute-long ad began airing early Thursday to introduce the retired astronaut and political newcomer to Arizona voters.

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Kelly takes to the airwaves a week after Republican incumbent Martha McSally began airing her own ads attacking him as “too liberal for Arizona” and seeking to tie him to left-wing Democrats.

Kelly's commercial shows him wearing a black T-shirt and working on a motorcycle. He says he hopes Arizona can have an environment where anybody can accomplish anything they want if they work hard at it.

Watch the full ad below: