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Sen. Nelson says he has no intention to run in Florida Governor's race

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St. Petersburg, Florida-- It appears Senator Bill Nelson will not run in Florida's race for Governor. 

Senator Nelson visited the Tampa Bay area Tuesday to further express concerns over a new ballot directive- ordered by Governor Rick Scott's Chief Elections Advisor, Ken Detzner- that reduces the number of locations able to accept absentee ballots

Senator Nelson said the directive is obviously an attempt to make it harder for citizens to vote. 

RELATED: Pinellas vows ballot battle over state's early voting directive

And while on the topic of elections, 10 News asked Senator Nelson if he had any plans to run for governor of Florida. 

"I have no plans to run for governor. I have no intention of running for Governor. I have my hands full as Senator.

As of now, the governor's race looks to be shaping up with Republican Rick Scott against Democrat Charlie Crist.

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