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DeSantis Gets Endorsement From Sheriffs Ahead Of V.P. Pence’s Jacksonville Rally

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis speaks at the Fallen Officers Memorial Wall in Jacksonville Thursday morning. Also pictured: Other law enforcement members, including JSO Sheriff Mike Williams (far left).

Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis picked up an endorsement from Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams Thursday morning at the Fallen Officers Memorial Wall in downtown Jacksonville.

“Make no mistake about it, Ron DeSantis is the pro-law enforcement, pro-public safety candidate in this race,” said Williams in endorsing DeSantis.

The endorsement from Williams and dozens of other Florida law enforcment members in attendance comes as Vice President Mike Pence prepares to visit Jacksonville on Thursday.


Pence will be joining DeSantis for a rally at the Prime Osborn Covention Center, according to the Republican Party of Duval County.
The doors will open at 1:15 p.m. with no one allowed in after 3:15 p.m. The rally is scheduled to end at 5 p.m.

Tickets and registration for the rally are available here.

Bill Bortzfield can be reached at, 904-358-6349 or on Twitter at @BortzInJax.