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CFO Jeff Atwater to Walk Door-to-Door with Hutson Campaign Saturday & Encourage Voters to Support Travis Hutson on Election Day

For Immediate Release
Friday, January 16, 2015


Sarah Bascom,, 850.294.6636
Lyndsey Cruley,, 850.524.5006

CFO Jeff Atwater to Walk Door-to-Door with Hutson Campaign Saturday 
& Encourage Voters to Support Travis Hutson on Election Day

St Augustine, Fla. – Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater today announced that he would be walking door-to-door with the Hutson Campaign this Saturday, January 17, 2015, in St. Augustine, and encouraging voters to support Republican Candidate Travis Hutson in his bid for the Special Election for Senate District 6, which will be held on January 27, 2015.

“I am proud to walk door-to-door with Travis this Saturday and encourage the voters of Northeast Florida to support him on Election Day,” said CFO Atwater. “Travis is a genuine conservative who wants to reduce waste, decrease government spending, and create and bring more jobs to our great state.  Travis understands the vital need for fiscal responsibility; and, as a lifelong resident of Northeast Florida, he knows what is best for Senate District 6. Travis is the Republican candidate for this job.” 

“I am thrilled that CFO Atwater will be joining us Saturday to walk door-to-door in support of our campaign for Senate District 6,” Hutson said. “We share many of the same values and beliefs, and are both conservatives who are determined to do what is best for the First Coast and all Floridians. I am truly humbled to have the support of CFO Atwater.”  

Since announcing his candidacy for Senate District 6, Hutson has been endorsed by Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam, Former St. Johns County Representative Bill Proctor, State Attorney R.J. Larizza, Sheriffs David Shoar and Ben Johnson, St. Johns County Tax Collector Dennis Hollingsworth, Flagler County Clerk of Court Gail Wadsworth, former St. Johns County Commissioners Mark Miner and Ray Quinn and State Representative Cary Pigman Senate District 6 includes Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns Counties, as well as part of Volusia County.

Prior to running for the Special Election for Senate District 6, Hutson served in the Florida House of Representatives.  Hutson was elected to Florida House District 24, which includes Flagler County and parts of St. Johns and Volusia Counties, in 2012 and was subsequently re-elected.

While serving in the Florida House, Hutson championed crucial legislation for House District 24 and the state, focusing on the economy and public safety. In education, Hutson helped craft enhancements to Florida’s Career and Professional Education Act, responding to Florida’s critical workforce needs. Hutson closed loopholes in the release of sexual violent predators making Northeast Florida’s most vulnerable citizens safer. Also, Hutson improved the water quality in Florida, as he successfully carried Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam’s water policy reform in the Florida House.

Hutson works in his family’s business, assisting in property and agricultural management and local charitable giving.  He also sat on the board of directors for HandsOn Jacksonville and on the development committee for St. Augustine Youth Services and has been a member of the board of directors for EPIC in St. Johns County.  Previously, Hutson was a realtor with Watson Realty. In 2010, Hutson worked for Ambassador John Rood with the Vestcor Companies and specialized in sales and acquisitions, as well as analyzing financial data for incoming and outgoing deals. 

Hutson graduated from Lafayette College in Pennsylvania in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business.   He resides in St Augustine with his wife, Tanya, and their daughter, Taylor.

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