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Aronberg ends positive, touts Butterworth connection

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UPDATED: In his final TV spot, Democrat Dave Aronberg closes his argument for attorney general with a positive advertisement that touts the endorsement of 18 local sheriffs and kind words from former office holder Bob Butterworth. (He didn't make an endorsement in the race, though.)

Campaign spokeswoman Allison Jones said the ad is slated to air starting today but offered no details as confirmation.

To get an idea of the negative ads run by Aronberg's campaign, check out this link to a TV ad that blasted Gelber for raising insurance rates in his 2009 vote for HB 1495. (He voted against the bill entirely because he didn't want any rate hikes. Aronberg voted for the bill, which allowed for rate hikes on Citizens customers at 10 percent a year -- but no more.)

Like Aronberg, Gelber is touting his own endorsements from 10 major newspapers in a web-only advertisement:

[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 11:20am]

    

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