Florida Senate Campaign Admits To Scrubbing Candidate's Wikipedia Page - 2016-04-06

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F0.png Florida Senate Campaign Admits To Scrubbing Candidate's Wikipedia Page April 6, 2016, Andrew Kaczynski, Buzzfeed

A campaign spokesperson for Rep. David Jolly, a Republican Senate candidate in Florida, admitted to BuzzFeed News on Tuesday that the campaign has edited Jolly's Wikipedia page to remove unflattering information.

Sarah Bascom, Jolly's spokesperson, confirmed that the campaign removed references to Jolly's past career as a lobbyist, his association with the Church of Scientology, his support for same sex marriage, and political contributions he made to Democratic candidates. Bascom accused a unspecified rival campaign of adding what she described as "campaign propaganda" in the first place.


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