Kat Cammack Announces Run for Congress in FL-03
Releases 120 names from campaign steering committee and announces $100,000+ in campaign pledges.
GAINESVILLE, FL – Kat Cammack, former Deputy Chief of Staff to retiring Congressman Ted Yoho, small business owner, and founder of a local non-profit announced today her campaign for Congress in Florida’s 3rd Congressional District.
“I am running for Congress to continue the hard work of protecting our Constitutional rights, limiting the size and power of the federal government, facilitating job growth, securing our borders and standing up for our farmers. I am incredibly humbled by the outpouring of support, endorsements, and financial pledges from leaders around the community. Over the coming weeks and months, we’ll be continuing to add to our team as we build our campaign.”
Kat Cammack is the founder and owner of Grit Strategies, a media, marketing, and consulting firm, and is the incoming president of the Newberry Jonesville Chamber of Commerce. Kat is a graduate of the U.S. Naval War College with a master’s degree in National Defense and Strategic Studies. She served as Deputy Chief of Staff for Congressman Ted Yoho since 2013 and sits on the board of the Alachua County NRA Foundation. Kat Cammack is married to Gainesville firefighter and SWAT medic Matthew Harrison. Together, they co-founded a non-profit organization called “The Grit Foundation” whose mission is to provide life-saving equipment to local first responders.
Her campaign steering committee includes the following community leaders and a finance team that has already pledged more than $100,000 in contributions. The initial committee members include:
Commissioner Paul Norfleet
Ann Marie Thornton
Commissioner Gayward Hendry
Dr. William Newsom
Mayor Gib Coerper
Ron St. John
Marcia St. John
Jay Brown, PE
Commissioner Jeb Smith
Mayor Jordan Marlowe
Sheriff Bobby Schultz