“But with Florida appearing to grow more Republican, Demings runs the risk of getting caught in a political Catch-22 where her message to Democrats nationally conflicts with what voters want to hear at home.
“‘It’s a smart strategy to invest early in Facebook on email list-building,’ said Eric Wilson, a Republican digital strategist. ‘It’s smart in terms of raising money to go out of state. But at a certain point, the problems aren’t the money. You could go raise money nationally on a message that’s a dud back home.'”