SPEAKER DESIGNATE WILL WEATHERFORD ENDORSES WILTON SIMPSON
June 4, 2012
DADE CITY, Fla. — 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."
Weatherford joins an impressive list of elected officials who have endorsed Simpson, including former Governor Bob Martinez, Attorney General Pam Bondi, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam, Senate President Mike Haridopolos, Congressman Richard Nugent, Congressman Gus Bilirakis, former Congresswoman Ginny Brown-Waite, and Sumter County Sheriff Bill Farmer. Simpson has also been endorsed by the Florida Chamber of Commerce and the Florida Independent Automobile Dealers Association.
"I am very honored to have the support of a conservative leader like Speaker Designate Weatherford," said candidate Wilton Simpson. "I admire his commonsense approach to government, and I plan to advocate for a similar approach in the Senate."
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About Wilton Simpson for State Senate
Wilton Simpson is primarily associated with two businesses, Simpson Environmental Services and Simpson Farms. He has served on countless boards and in service organizations and has notably served as the Chair of the Pasco County Farm Bureau, the Pasco County Fair Association, the Dade City Chamber of Commerce, the Pasco Economic Development Council, and Habitat for Humanity. He has also served on the Board of the Boys and Girls Club and as a baseball coach in the San Antonio Dixie Youth League.
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