The 17th Congressional District of Florida includes all of Charlotte, Okeechobee, Highlands, Glades, Desoto, and Hardee counties, and parts of Hillsborough, Polk, Lee, and Manatee counties.
Will Bronson For U. S. Congress in 2014
On May 2nd I have to give the Florida Department of Elections a check for $10,440 for my name to be placed on the ballot. I would like to believe that a person of ordinary means, like
myself, can still be elected to the U.S. Congress because an informed and alert electorate are not always swayed only by money, fancy flyers, TV ads, and cliches. But because of big money
influence on elections all over our country, there is a growing belief that unless you can raise a million dollars or have a million dollars of your own to spend, you can't get elected.
My ability to raise a reasonable amount of money in the next two months will determine whether I have the support needed to mount a successful campaign. I appeal to everyone reading this
to consider sending your most generous contribution to the Bronson For Congress Committee, PO Box 1507, Lehigh Acres, FL 33970.
If sufficient support is not available, my opponent Mr. Rooney, may have a free ride. In 2012, he spent over a million dollars campaigning against me, yet with modest financial support we
got over 41% of the vote. Imagine what we could do if we had strong financial support for our campaign.
Frankly, if that support does not materialize, I will have to assume that our democracy has, in fact, been taken over by big money interests, and Americans are intimidated to such a degree
that they are not willing to support challengers to the incumbents that billionaires and monopolists are supporting. If we assume it is only about money, that becomes a self-fulfilling
There are dangers in being too optimistic, but likewise, pessimism establishes the status quo. I look forward to campaigning beyond May 2nd, but that decision is not solely
For more information call Will Bronson at 239 940 6080 or write at email@example.com or PO Box 1507, Lehigh Acres, FL