SENATOR ALAN HAYS ENDORSES WILTON SIMPSON
Today, Florida Senator Alan Hays endorsed the Wilton Simpson Campaign. Hays, whose district includes parts of Lake, Marion, Seminole, Sumter, and Volusia counties, has served in the Florida Senate since 2010 and prior to that in the Florida House from 2004-2010.
“It is my honor to endorse Mr. Simpson’s candidacy for the Florida Senate,” said Senator Alan Hays. “Wilton is a successful businessman and a respected community leader, and he is just the type of person we need in the Senate to help lead our beautiful state in these times of opportunity.”
ASSOCIATED INDUSTRIES OF FLORIDA ENDORSES WILTON SIMPSON
Today, the Wilton Simpson for State Senate Campaign announced the endorsement of the Associated Industries of Florida (AIF). Simpson, CEO of Simpson Environmental Services and Simpson Farms in Trilby, is running for the Florida Senate in District 18. Throughout his campaign he has focused on bringing quality jobs to the area.
“Wilton Simpson’s campaign is dedicated to attracting more jobs to Florida,” said AIF President Tom Feeney. “We look forward to working with him on the issues that AIF believes are critical to future job growth, economic success, and the vitality of our state.”
SENATOR ANDY GARDINER ENDORSES WILTON SIMPSON
Today, the Wilton Simpson for State Senate Campaign announced the endorsement of State Senator Andy Gardiner. Gardiner, the Senate Majority Leader, represents Florida’s 9th Senate District, which covers the Western parts of Seminole, Orange, and Osceola Counties.
“I will be pleased to welcome a true conservative like Wilton to the Florida Senate,” said Senator Andy Gardiner. “Wilton is a proven leader with a successful background in private business. With his experiences in the private sector, he will bring invaluable insights to the Senate, and I’m confident he will be a key leader for getting our economy moving in the right direction.”
SPEAKER DESIGNATE WILL WEATHERFORD ENDORSES WILTON SIMPSON
Today, the Wilton Simpson for State Senate Campaign announced the endorsement of Florida’s future Speaker of the House, Will Weatherford. Weatherford, the Speaker Designate, is the most recent elected official to back Simpson for his Senate bid. Simpson has been endorsed by many state and local leaders who agree with Simpson’s emphasis on jobs and economic development.
“Wilton will be an extremely effective voice in the State Senate,” said Speaker Designate Will Weatherford. “Florida will greatly benefit from Wilton’s real-life business experience and his strong conservative values.”
COMMISSIONER ADAM PUTNAM ENDORSES WILTON SIMPSON
Today, the Wilton Simpson for State Senate Campaign announced the endorsement of Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture, Adam Putnam. Putnam, elected in 2010, also served in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Florida House of Representatives. He credits Simpson’s conservative values, business acumen, and community leadership in his decision to back Simpson for Florida Senate.
“Wilton understands what it takes to run a business, balance a budget, and meet tough deadlines; that’s key for Florida,” said Commissioner Adam Putnam. “The qualities and experience Wilton Simpson will bring to Florida’s government will allow him to make an immediate positive impact on our state.”
FLORIDA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ENDORSES WILTON SIMPSON FOR STATE SENATE
Today, the Florida Chamber of Commerce endorsed Wilton Simpson for State Senate in District 18. Simpson is a small business owner who knows what it takes to create jobs and keep a business running.
“Simpson has the strong pro-business principles we need in our elected officials,” said Marian Johnson, Senior Vice President of Political Operations, Florida Chamber of Commerce. “We believe Wilton will support policies that foster job growth and create a more sustainable economy in Florida.”
U.S. CONGRESSMAN GUS BILIRAKIS ENDORSES WILTON SIMPSON FOR STATE SENATE
Today, the Wilton Simpson for State Senate Campaign announced the endorsement of the U.S. Congressman from Florida’s 9th District, Gus Bilirakis. Elected to the United States House of Representatives in 2006, Bilirakis joins fellow Congressman Richard Nugent in supporting Simpson. Before taking office in Washington, D.C., Bilirakis served in the Florida House.
“I am proud to support Wilton Simpson’s bid for the State Senate,” said Congressman Gus Bilirakis. “So many people are hurting and looking for jobs that just aren’t available. I know Wilton will work hard to bring about real economic growth and make sure Florida has the best job opportunities in the country.”
SIMPSON CAMPAIGN ANNOUNCES STEERING COMMITTEES
Today, the Wilton Simpson for State Senate Campaign announced its Honorary Steering Committee as well as its Hernando County Steering Committee. The lists include former and current statewide elected officials, former and current local elected officials, and members of the District 18 business community.
“We have a clear vision of what we think this state’s economy should look like in ten years,” said Simpson. “We have a number of friends who feel the same way we do, that limited government affords more choices for the free market and Florida’s small business community.”
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