More Aaron Bean coming on Jax TV thanks to PAC

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American Dream Federal Action, a pro-cryptocurrency PAC, also jumped in.

Large-dollar independent expenditures in the Republican Primary for Florida’s 4th Congressional District are keeping Sen. Aaron Bean’s name and face in front of voters, despite recent polling that shows him trouncing opponents Erik Aguilar and Jon Chuba.

Keep Florida Red PAC reported to the Federal Election Commission this week three independent expenditures — the largest amount spent in late July, nearly $292,900 to SRCP Media of Alexandria, Virginia, for media placement. The PAC dropped another $7,119 Tuesday for the same. A new ad for the PAC went up the same day.

Nearly $43,900 went to the ad “Inflation into Recession,” according to AdImpact data, with 2.2 million impressions from adults 35 years old and older, and 117 airings as of 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Joe Biden’s inflation is turning into Joe Biden’s recession,” the ad begins, with red letters over grayscale images of Biden and stock footage of a business closing.

The video then transitions to shots of Bean, in full color, talking with people at places of business.

“Enough is enough. Conservative Aaron Bean has a plan to stop Biden’s reckless policies,” the voiceover continues.

“Bean will stop Biden’s inflation and lower gas prices, putting more money in our pockets. And, Bean will never raise our taxes. Bean will crack down on illegal immigration, and always defend our police. Stop Joe Biden. Conservative Aaron Bean, for Congress.” 

Keep Florida Red also placed more than $32,400 on Aug. 4 with Storytellers Group of Tennessee for printing and postage for mail pieces.

American Dream Federal Action, a pro-cryptocurrency PAC, also jumped in with some pre-Primary spending, placing more than $39,700 on Aug. 4 with Franklin Creative Group of Colorado for printing and postage for pro-Bean mail pieces in the district. 

Wes Wolfe

Wes Wolfe is a reporter who's worked for newspapers across the South, winning press association awards for his work in Georgia and the Carolinas. He lives in Jacksonville and previously covered state politics, environmental issues and courts for the News-Leader in Fernandina Beach. You can reach Wes at [email protected] and @WesWolfeFP. Facebook: facebook.com/wes.wolfe


8 comments

  • A Concerned Clay Voter

    August 11, 2022 at 7:46 pm

    This is interesting- I live in Clay County and everyone I know is sick of Bean…. They know his corruption and know that this PAC is really the money that him and Sen. Bradley have saved up.

    If he was up in that poll he would not spend his money. This is politics 101. He is in bad shape and he knows. You wonder how much He pays Florida Politics and Peter to write these things.

    • Aaron Bean Sucks

      August 22, 2022 at 3:32 pm

      The corruption Florida Politics isn’t talking about because they are also part of it? This failed online media source is loving the money they are getting from Bean. MAJORLY SHOWING THEY LOVE AARON BEAN….I HOPE THAT DOOFUS LOSES TOMORROW AND FLORIDA POLITICS GETS SHUT DOWN.

  • Peter S

    August 11, 2022 at 7:57 pm

    Maybe this means he is loosing and the poll is wrong? Why would he spend his money if he is winning by 40% ?

  • Aaron Bean is A RINO

    August 11, 2022 at 8:36 pm

    Lol Florida politics is getting comical at this point. Who cares if 2.2 million voters watched it. Most of those people can’t vote for him anyways. What’s your point of this article florida politics? To continuously show you support Aaron Bean and are completely biased against any other candidate? It’s becoming extremely obvious.

  • Michelle Bernazzini

    August 11, 2022 at 9:14 pm

    I read on Facebook that “Keep Florida Red PAC” is actually Aaron Beans’s state money?

    Like in Breaking Bad when they launder money- that is what they are doing.

    Will the author comment on that and maybe say who funded Keep Florida Red Pac? Probably not- because Bean pays Florida Politics.

  • Rino Bean

    August 13, 2022 at 6:55 am

    Bean supports the ACLU. He supports the Nassau racial equality coalition. He is a Rino.

  • Fed Up in Fernandina

    August 13, 2022 at 9:03 am

    Bean has a plan for curbing inflation? Come ON! That clown hasn’t got a CLUE what to do about inflation…or immigration…or health care…NOTHING.

    He’ll kiss Leader McCarthy’s butt with the same sloppy enthusiasm he devoted to Ron DeSantis’ and Rick Scott’s backsides in Tallahassee.

    Aron Bean is an overgrown beard atop an empty suit. Total zero.

  • Keith McDermott

    August 22, 2022 at 3:37 pm

    AARON BEAN’S RECORD THAT FLORIDA POLITICS REFUSES TO DISCUSS AND VOTERS NEED TO KNOW:
    Voted against preemption of occupational licensing restrictions in 2021. Rob Bradley supported the bill. Bean didn’t. Bill passed and was signed into law:
    https://www.flsenate.gov/…/Vote/SenateVote_h00735__007.PDF
    http://ratings.conservative.org/bills/FL-senate-H735
    Aaron Bean 2017 ethics investigation:
    https://www.jacksonville.com/…/tia…/15767632007/
    https://floridapolitics.com/…/242388-ethics-panel-bean…/
    I think this may tie in with the ethics investigation. In 2016, Bean voted for a bill that was going to weaken government transparency with public private partnerships:
    http://ratings.conservative.org/bills/FL-2016-senate-SB126
    https://www.flsenate.gov/…/Vote/SenateVote_s0126c1037.PDF
    Bean and the ENTIRE Senate voted to weaken work search requirements for people on unemployment:
    http://ratings.conservative.org/bills/FL-senate-S1906
    https://www.flsenate.gov/…/Vote/SenateVote_s01906c2029.PDF
    Beach bill vote:
    https://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/floorvote.aspx?VoteId=18281&BillId=60660&&
    Beach bill is so bad that even Rick Scott issued a moratorium not to enforce it:
    https://www.sun-sentinel.com/…/fl-op-col-rick-scott…
    Aaron Bean voted to let illegal aliens into the Florida Bar in 2014:
    http://ratings.conservative.org/bills/FL-2014-senate-HB755
    https://www.flsenate.gov/…/Vote/SenateVote_h0755c2035.PDF
    Stand your ground vote in 2005. Bean voted against it in the first vote and then switched positions on the second vote
    https://www.myfloridahouse.gov/…/Bills/billsdetail.aspx…
    Aaron Bean voted to let DACA illegals get drivers licenses
    https://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2013/235/
    Aaron Bean wanted to delay a vote on a bill that would restrict use of genetic testing for insurance companies:
    https://www.news4jax.com/…/senators-look-to-restrict…/
    Aaron Bean endorsed Kat Cammack’s primary opponent in 2020!
    https://www.ocala.com/…/candidates-crowd…/112701654/

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