New College Political Science professor Frank Alcock, is hoping for an upset in the heavily Republican Florida race for Senate. Alcock, who has been a professor at NCF for 13 years, has, and will continue to, campaign hard. These efforts have included flipping into a pool on tape and hunting pokemon with constituents. Alcock will also be doing an over 100 mile bike ride to inspire votes. He is running on a stance of “common sense” politics as well as a return to “sanity and civility.” Since winning the democratic primary on Tuesday, Alcock will continue on to compete with Republican Greg Steube for the senatorial seat.
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