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Constitutional Officers Join Growing List of Local Support for Travis Hutson's Campaign for Senate District 6

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Sarah Bascom,, 850.294.6636
Lyndsey Cruley,, 850.524.5006


Constitutional Officers Join Growing List of Local Support 
for Travis Hutson’s Campaign for Senate District 6
Tax Collector Dennis Hollingsworth & Clerk of Court Gail Wadsworth 
Endorse Travis Hutson in Special Election

Tallahassee, Fla. – Following the endorsement announcement of State Attorney R.J. Larizza and Sheriffs David Shoar and Ben Johnson, Republican Candidate Travis Hutson today announced that St. Johns County Tax Collector Dennis Hollingsworth and Flagler County Clerk of Court Gail Wadsworth have endorsed him in his bid in the Special Election for Senate District 6, adding to a growing list of local support.

“Travis has already gone above and beyond in demonstrating his commitment to Flagler County,” said Court Clerk Wadsworth. “With experience serving as the State Representative of House District 24 and with his long-standing roots in our local community, I have no doubt that Travis will serve Flagler County with distinction, and I am proud to support him in his bid for Florida Senate.”

“Travis is focused on doing what is best for Northeast Florida,” said Tax Collector Hollingsworth. “I am truly honored to give my endorsement to Travis, as I believe he is the best candidate to efficiently and effectively serve our First Coast community in the Florida Senate.”

“I am humbled to have the local support and endorsements of Court Clerk Wadsworth and Tax Collector Hollingsworth,” said Hutson. “As exemplary public servants, both have diligently served our community over the years, and I cannot thank them enough for their support of my campaign for Senate District 6.”

Since announcing his candidacy for Senate District 6, Hutson has been endorsed by Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam, Representative Bill Proctor, State Attorney R.J. Larizza, St. Johns County Sheriff David Shoar and Volusia County Sheriff Ben Johnson. 

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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