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PBA Endorses Ron DeSantis For Governor

Emerson George
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Courtesy Ron DeSantis For Governor

Republican candidate for Governor Ron DeSantis picked up an endorsement from Florida’s largest police union. 

The Florida Police Benevolent Association is throwing its support behind Republican Ron DeSantis in the race for Florida’s governorship.

PBA president John Kazanjian said in a statement “Ron DeSantis understands the dangers our officers face, in our prisons and on our streets.”

Last election cycle, the PBA favored Democrat Charlie Crist over Republican incumbent Governor Rick Scott.

Earlier Wednesday, DeSantis’s opponent, Democrat Andrew Gillum, announced the endorsement of five Florida sheriffs.

Shawn Mulcahy is a reporter and All Things Considered host for WFSU. He graduated from Florida State University in 2019 with majors in public relations and political science. He was previously an intern at WFSU, and worked as an Account Coordinator at RB Oppenheim Associates.