Gainesville, FL - Kat Cammack, Republican Nominee for Congress in Florida's Third Congressional District, is announcing the endorsement of Sheriff Billy Woods of Marion County.
Sheriff Billy Woods was born and raised in Marion County. He currently serves as the Marion County Sheriff. Sheriff Woods previously spent 26 years as a part of the Ocala Police Department. He is the Chairman of the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches Enterprises. During Sheriff Woods’ years of service, he received multiple commendations and was also a Medal of Valor and Medal of Distinction recipient.
Sheriff Woods gave the following statement:
"I am supporting Republican nominee Kat Cammack for Congress. After spending my entire life in law enforcement, I have come to appreciate hard work, dedication, and fairness. Kat Cammack will champion the Conservative values we know to be so important on Capitol Hill. She will advocate to protect our law enforcement and first responders because she knows they are the people that keep our community safe.
"Kat's track-record speaks for itself but she is ready to get to work on day one to ensure our individual liberties and the Constitution stay at the forefront of our mission to lead in Washington."
Kat Cammack gave the following statement in response:
“I am honored to have the endorsement of Sheriff Billy Woods. As a true supporter of the Constitution, he has spent his career protecting the people of Marion County from crime and big government alike. I am thankful for the opportunity to serve alongside those on the frontlines protecting our communities and I can assure you I will head to Capitol Hill prepared to defend heroes like Sheriff Woods."
Kat Cammack has also received endorsements from Sheriff Michelle Cook of Clay County, Sheriff Brad Whitehead of Union County, Sheriff Bobby Schultz of Gilchrist County, and Sheriff Robert B. McCallum of Levy County.
Kat Cammack is a small business owner, a proud wife to a first responder, an alumna of the United States Naval War College, and the longtime former Deputy Chief of Staff to the District (R-FL). Kat has received national endorsements from President Donald J. Trumpand Senator Rand Paul (R-KY). She has also secured the support of the local community, with leaders including State Senator Keith Perry, State Representative Bobby Payne, and Senator Dennis Baxley.