Senator Rick Scott Receives 60th Florida Sheriff Endorsement
Alachua, FL – Today, Alachua County Sheriff Emery Gainey announced his endorsement for Senator Rick Scott’s reelection campaign. Sheriff Gainey is the 60th Florida Sheriff to endorse Senator Scott. 90% of Florida Sheriffs have endorsed Senator Scott because they have seen what he’s done to keep Floridians safe and know he will continue to back Florida law enforcement when he’s reelected next year.
Statement from Senator Rick Scott: “I’m honored to be endorsed by Sheriff Gainey! I was proud to appoint him as Sheriff of Marion County in 2016 and I also got to work with him when he was in the Florida Attorney General’s office. He’s a great friend and I have seen firsthand how hard he works to keep our state safe. I am so glad he is now serving as Alachua County Sheriff and look forward to continue working with him while I am in the US Senate.”
Statement from Alachua Sheriff Emery Gainey: “I’m proud to endorse Senator Rick Scott for another term as Florida’s Senator. I’ve known Senator Scott for 13 years, and I know that he will always support Florida law enforcement. I look forward to working with him to keep Alachua County safe.”
Senator Scott was also endorsed by the Florida Police Chiefs Association and has discussed what he has been doing in the Senate to help keep Florida families safe and what he will continue to fight for when he is re-elected to the U.S. Senate. Read more here and watch Florida Sheriffs speak on behalf their endorsement below.