For Immediate Release Wednesday, May 18, 2022 RaeChelle.Davis@ARIMediaworks.com
13th Pinellas Mayor Endorses
Amanda Makki for Congress
BELLEAIR BEACH, FL- Belleair Beach Mayor Dave Gattis is announcing his support for Amanda Makki in the race for Congress in District 13 today. Mayor Gattis is the 13th local mayor to put his support behind Makki.
“Amanda Makki is the real deal. She took the time to meet with me one-on-one and was not afraid to answer the tough questions,” said Belleair Beach Mayor Dave Gattis in a statement today. “She is a genuine conservative with the experience and motivation needed to make a positive difference in Washington D.C., Florida, and Pinellas County. As a fellow conservative, I am proud to endorse Amanda Makki.”
“I’m grateful for Mayor Gattis’ support in this race,” said Amanda Makki. “He recognizes the value of a Community Conservative who can deliver for the people of Pinellas and has the experience needed to go to Congress and fight for us on Day 1.”
Today’s endorsement further strengthens Makki's massive lead of support from local leaders in the race to fill the District 13 seat being vacated by Charlie Crist.
Makki has been endorsed by 13 Pinellas Mayors, more than any other Republican or Democrat in the FL-13 race. Her endorsements include: Belleair Beach Mayor Dave Gattis, Redington Shores Mayor MaryBeth Henderson, Oldsmar Mayor Dan Saracki, Indian Shores Mayor Patrick Soranno, Pinellas Park Mayor Sandra Bradbury, Clearwater Mayor Frank Hibbard, Belleair Mayor Mike Wilkinson, Largo Mayor Woody Brown, Seminole Mayor Leslie Waters, Madeira Beach Mayor John Hendricks, North Redington Beach Mayor Bill Queen, Redington Beach Mayor David Will, Belleair Shore Mayor Bob Schmidt, the 2018 Republican nominee for FL-13 George Buck, the widow of former Pinellas Congressman Bill Young, Beverly Young, Lt. General William Keyes (Ret.), SEAL PAC, The Republican Main Street Partnership and Florida’s own Maggie’s List. Maggie’s List is the leading national organization focused on electing strong conservative women to Congress.
Makki has spent her career fighting for conservative values as a Senior Republican Healthcare advisor for the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives, a frequent commentator on conservative ideals and strategy on Fox News, Fox Business, Newsmax, and several other networks. She served in the Pentagon after 9/11, and as an attorney during the Wisconsin recount for President Trump.
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