Keystone Heights, Fla., May 20, 2020 — Gavin Rollins, Republican candidate for Florida’s third congressional district, today announced the endorsement of the Clay County Professional Firefighters Union, Local 3362.
“As a Representative in Congress, you are charged with the interests and well-being of all our citizens, employees, and businesses within your district” said Eric Padgett, president of Local 3362 in a letter of endorsement to Rollins. “Your job is often thankless and incredibly detailed. In the end however, you give great thought and consideration that the decisions you make and the service you provide are the right ones for the citizens and the District itself and for this, the Local 3362 thanks you.
“Every day, also with great thought and consideration, this local makes decisions on what is best for our membership and its families. Our Local 3362 knows that you have the best interest of this community and its citizens, including my Union Brothers and Sisters, in mind when making decisions for our future. For this, we the Local 3362, would like you to know we endorse and support you in your journey for election to Congress. Thanks for all your hard work!”
“I’m incredibly honored to have the support of those who protect our community,” said Rollins. “Keeping our community safe has been my number one priority as commissioner and keeping our country safe will be my number one priority in Congress.”
Rollins, a Clay County Commissioner, high school teacher and captain in the Florida National Guard, is seeking to replace retiring Congressman Ted Yoho.