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“Sen. Heller: Keep Your Word” banner shown in West Virginia instead of Nevada

Heller’s vote on health care is important, but…

Plane Banner Says: Senator Heller. Keep Your Word. Vote No on TrumpCare. Kenny Kemp/Charleston Gazette-Mail via Rob Byers

Winning over both Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) and Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) will be critical to the Senate GOP in getting their health care bill to 50 votes.

Unfortunately, per a tweet from Charleston Gazette-Mail executive editor Rob Byers, someone seems to have confused the two lawmakers.

On Monday afternoon, a small plane toting a sign reading, “Sen Heller: Keep your word [and] vote no on Trumpcare,” passed over Charleston, West Virginia.

Heller of Nevada is one of the five GOP senators openly opposing the Republican plan to replace Obamacare, and Capito of West Virginia is still on the fence about the bill.

Per reporting from the Gazette-Mail, a progressive women’s activist group called Ultraviolet was behind the message. According to a press release from the organization, planes with similar messages flew over Las Vegas, Nevada, and Portland, Maine, as well.

Portland apparently got the correct banner (which called out Sen. Susan Collins), but it remains unclear if voters in Nevada looked up at a message for Capito.

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