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The special election was called when Republican Halsey Beshears gave up his seat to serve as Gov. Ron DeSantis’ secretary of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. The district stretches across parts of the Big Bend and North Florida.
The FPCA is the latest law enforcement group to endorse DeSantis, joining the Police Benevolent Association, the Broward Sheriff's Office Deputies Association and most sheriffs in the state in backing the Republican.
Facing a serious primary challenge from U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., Putnam highlighted his support from 45 of the sheriffs that lead law enforcement in Florida’s 67 counties.