AIF Board of Directors Announces Endorsements for Florida Congressional District Races

August 2, 2018

Tallahassee, Fla. – On the heels of the Associated Industries of Florida (AIF) Board of Directors announcing its endorsement of Florida Governor Rick Scott for the United States Senate, the AIF Board of Directors today announced its full list of endorsements for Florida candidates running for U.S. House of Representatives.  This announcement rounds out the AIF Board of Directors full list of endorsements for U.S. Congress for the 2018 Election Cycle.

“Today, the AIF Board of Directors is proud to release our endorsements for those candidates here in Florida that we believe will best serve Florida businesses and families in the U.S. House of Representatives,” said AIF President & CEO Tom Feeney.  “We believe these individuals are the most qualified candidates in their respective races to take our pro-growth, pro-job and free-enterprise message to Washington to continue to make Florida a top state in the nation to live, work and raise a family.” 

AIF Board of Directors endorses the following candidates for election to the U.S. House of Representatives this November 2018:

US Senate - Rick Scott

District 1 – Representative Matt Gaetz (R)
District 2 – Representative Neal Dunn (R)
District 3 – Representative Ted Yoho (R)
District 4 – Representative John Rutherford (R)
District 5 – Representative Al Lawson (D)
District 6 – Fred Costello (R)
District 7 – Mike Miller (R)
District 8 – Representative Bill Posey (R)
District 9 – Representative Darren Soto (D)
District 11 – Representative Dan Webster (R)
District 12 – Representative Gus Bilirakis (R)
District 16 – Representative Vern Buchanan (R)
District 18 – Representative Brian Mast (R)
District 19 – Representative Francis Rooney (R)
District 25 – Representative Mario Diaz-Balart (R)
District 26 – Representative Carlos Curbelo (R)

“We strongly encourage our fellow Floridians to vote to send these candidates to Washington to fight for Florida,” said Feeney.  “Our businesses and families can count on these individuals to foster a business-friendly environment our future generations can rely on.”

Known as “The Voice of Florida Business” in the Sunshine State, Associated Industries of Florida (AIF) has represented the principles of prosperity and free enterprise before the three branches of state government since 1920. A voluntary association of diversified businesses, AIF was created to foster an economic climate in Florida conducive to the growth, development, and welfare of industry and business and the people of the state.

For more information on AIF, please visit AIF.com and follow @VoiceofFLBiz

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