FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 1, 2017
AAKASH PATEL ANNOUNCES ENDORSEMENTS OF CONGRESSMAN MATT GAETZ AND STATE REPRESENTATIVE JOE GRUTERS
TAMPA, FL—Today, Aakash Patel, small businessman candidate for Hillsborough County Commission, District 1 announced receiving the endorsements of both Republican U.S. Representative Matt Gaetz and Republican State Representative Joe Gruters.
Gaetz, who represents Florida’s 1st Congressional District and formerly served in the Florida House of Representatives, said, “I am proud to support my longtime friend, Aakash Patel, in his run for Hillsborough County Commission.”
Gruters represents House District 73 in the Florida Legislature, serves as Chairman of the Sarasota Republican Party, and is the former statewide co-chairman for President Donald J. Trump’s campaign in Florida. Gruters said, “I’ve known Aakash for a long time. Aakash is a staunch advocate for our children and small businesses in Hillsborough County. I couldn’t be prouder to endorse Aakash Patel for County Commission.”
Patel said, “I am honored to receive the endorsements of both Congressman Matt Gaetz and State Representative Joe Gruters. I have known Matt Gaetz for years and have seen his dedication on behalf of the people of Florida both in Tallahassee and Washington, DC. Joe Gruters is someone I greatly admire who has been a strong advocate for less government and the business-friendly policies that I believe in.”
Patel further said, “Our campaign is gaining momentum every day. We will continue to spread our message about fighting for the families and small businesses of this community and for a better Hillsborough County.”
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