The Longest Serving Mayor in Pinellas County Endorses Amanda Makki for Congress

Updated: Jan 6

Mayor Chris Arbutine is the 10th Pinellas Mayor to Support Makki

Belleair Bluffs, FL - Local support for Amanda Makki (@amandamakki) continues to build. Today, Belleair Bluffs Mayor Chris Arbutine is announcing his endorsement of Amanda Makki. Mayor Arbutine is the 10th Pinellas County mayor to endorse Makki for Congress in CD 13.

“I am endorsing Amanda Makki for Congress in CD 13 because Amanda is the one candidate in this race who cares about the locals here in Belleair Bluffs and Pinellas County,” said Mayor Chris Arbutine. “Amanda is ready to work hard for small business owners and our veterans. She’ll be an excellent voice for our residents because she has been deeply involved here for years.”

“Mayor Arbutine is now in his 11th term as the city’s chief executive. He has been instrumental in the completion of so many projects including working closely with the county on the new Causeway Bridge,” said Makki following the announcement of Mayor Arbutine’s endorsement. “Mayor Arbutine is the longest serving mayor in Pinellas County and I am honored to have his support.”

Makki has been endorsed by 10 Pinellas Mayors - more than any other Republican or Democrat in the FL-13 race. Her endorsements include: Belleair Bluffs Mayor Chris Arbutine, 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, 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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