Jeb Bush campaigns with Rick Scott in Florida

Jeb Bush campaigns with Rick Scott in Florida
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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) joined current Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) on the campaign trail Saturday as Scott faces off in a tight race against incumbent Sen. Bill NelsonClarence (Bill) William NelsonFlorida lawmaker diagnosed with pancreatic cancer Rick Scott threw party at Florida governor’s mansion after DeSantis and family had moved in: report Restoration of voting rights by felons marks shift in Florida MORE (D) for Nelson's Senate seat.

The former governor posted a tweet Saturday with a picture of Bush, Scott, Florida Rep. Mario Diaz-BalartMario Rafael Diaz-BalartDreamers-for-wall trade going nowhere in House Steve King faces new storm over remarks about white supremacy GOP limits Dem gains in Florida House seats MORE (R), and former Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R) on Scott's "Let’s Get To Work" campaign bus as the group traveled to several campaign stops across the state.

"Glad to be on the Let’s Get To Work bus with Rick Scott," Bush wrote.

Posts on Scott's Twitter feed show the group attending several campaign stops during the day, including a rally in Palm Beach, Fla., and a stop for lunch in Boca Raton.

Saturday's campaign tour comes just a day after Scott appeared at an invite-only campaign event in Tampa, Fla., alongside Bush's brother, former President George W. Bush.

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Scott, who is term-limited under Florida's constitution, is facing Nelson in one of the most closely watched Senate battles in the 2018 midterm election cycle. Republicans hope to pick up Nelson's seat as they attempt to block Democrats from regaining control of the Senate in November's midterms.

A poll released earlier this month showed the race tied, with both candidates maintaining 49 percent support. Nelson, however, held a 13-point advantage among independent voters, according to the Quinnipiac University poll.

Democrats need a net gain of two Senate seats and 23 House seats to retake both chambers of Congress in November's midterms.