Ellyn Bogdanoff‘s campaign announced Tuesday that the Florida Association of State Troopers has endorsed her bid to reclaim her state Senate seat.
The backing from the state’s oldest “trooper advocacy” group follows endorsements from the Florida State Fraternal Order of Police, Professional Firefighters and Paramedics of Palm Beach County, and the Broward County Professional Firefighters and Paramedics.
According to a release from Bogdanoff’s campaign:
District 34, Fla. – Today, the Florida Association of State Troopers announced their endorsement of Ellyn Bogdanoff’s campaign for State Senate. This latest major endorsement continues to put Bogdanoff far ahead of her opponent in securing the organizational support necessary to win in November. In addition, to the Florida Association of State Troopers, Bogdanoff has already been endorsed by the Florida State Fraternal Order of Police, Professional Firefighters and Paramedics of Palm Beach County, and the Broward County Professional Firefighters and Paramedics.
“We believe that Ellyn Bogdanoff will honorably serve the citizens of Florida, and be a strong voice for the men and women of Florida’s law enforcement community, and have made public safety their life’s work,” said Drew Medcalf, Executive Director, Florida Association of State Troopers.FAST is the oldest “trooper advocacy” organization in the State of Florida and represents more than 1500 active, reserve, auxiliary, and retired troopers through-out Florida.
“It’s an honor and privilege to have the support of the brave men and women of Florida Highway Patrol,” said Ellyn Bogdanoff. “They provide an extraordinary service to the people of Florida, and they can trust that I will continue to make public safety one of my highest priorities if elected.”
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