Rudy Moise, Rich Guy with Auto-Tuned Campaign Ads, is Back to Challenge Rep. Frederica Wilson

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Guess who's back? Rudy! Rudy! Rudy Moise! Yes, the flashy millionaire who turned out one of the, uh, most memorable campaign ads of 2010 in his bid to capture Florida's 17th district is back to challenge the woman who defeated him last year, Rep. Frederica Wilson. He's already got his campaign website up and running and everything. 

Yes, our favorite part of Moise's last campaign was this deligfully daft, auto-tuned campaign ad:

Though, Moise is also known for producing and starring in his own low budget feature films, including 2010's

Trapped: Haitian Nights

, in which he starred alongside Vivica A. Fox. To get a full portrait of the man, read

our 2010 profile

Back in the 2010 primary, Moise poured more than $1 million of his own money into his campaign and outspent his primary challengers, but ended up being easily defeated by Wilson. 

Will he be able to make an impression in the minds of the voters in the district likely to be now known as District 24 this time around? 

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