Karen Vaughn, mother of fallen US Navy SEAL Aaron Carson Vaughn, today endorsed Matt Caldwell, the principled conservative in the race for Commissioner of Agriculture. [Read more…] about Gold Star Mother of Fallen Navy Seal Endorses Caldwell
Matt Caldwell Campaign
Grassroots activists and community members gathered on Thursday evening to cast their ballot for Matt Caldwell, candidate for Commissioner of Agriculture, across Florida. [Read more…] about Caldwell Defeats Republicans & Democrats in 2 Straw Poll Victories
POLITICO reported yesterday that “disgraced former state Sen. Jack Latvala has … quietly kept running a pared-down political operation that is, among other things, helping finance his allies’ own political efforts.” According to the report, contributions from Latvala’s committee, Florida Leadership Committee, made contributions to other political committees and made their way to the campaign of Denise Grimsley. [Read more…] about Grimsley to Voters: Pay No Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain
Man with legal license to carry a firearm engages shooter and saves lives
Representative Matt Caldwell, the principled conservative candidate for Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture, thanked the man who prevented tragedy and saved lives in Titusville. [Read more…] about Caldwell Thanks Hero in Titusville
Florida’s leading pro-life, pro-family organization throws weight behind Caldwell
John Stemberger, President & General Counsel of Florida Family Action, Florida’s leading pro-life, pro-family organization announced the endorsement of State Representative Matt Caldwell for Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture. [Read more…] about Florida Family Action Endorses Caldwell
Caldwell joins Fox and Friends to lambaste conservative censorship
Representative Matt Caldwell, candidate for Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture, appeared on Fox & Friends to criticize Facebook for censoring his pro-Trump, pro-gun, pro-Second Amendment ad and call on them to change their liberal policies. [Read more…] about Caldwell to Facebook: Don’t Bans Gun Ads, Ban Abortion Ads
Florida’s first statewide candidate to
receive an endorsement from the NRA
Representative Matt Caldwell received the endorsement of the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) and Unified Sportsmen of Florida in his bid for Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services. [Read more…] about NRA Endorses Matt Caldwell
Matt’s hard work is creating the momentum needed for victory
Matt Caldwell qualified to run for Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services, running the only truly statewide campaign for Commissioner. Since the campaign’s kick-off one year ago, Caldwell has traveled over 70,000 miles across all 67 counties in Florida. He is talking to voters, sharing his conservative message and building support for his grassroots campaign. His hard work is creating the momentum needed for victory.
Caldwell continues to outwork his opponents and unite Floridians, capturing 5 straw poll wins across the state.
Leading in actual funds raised from donors in this race
In May, Matt Caldwell’s campaign and Political Committee raised a combined $200,620. After tallying another strong month of fundraising, the campaign and Political Committee has raised nearly $2.2 million – leading in actual funds raised from supporters across the state. This follows the announcement of the campaign’s statewide finance committee. [Read more…] about Matt Caldwell Raises Over $200,000 in May
Matt Caldwell today announced the members of his statewide, finance committee in his bid for Commissioner of Agriculture. The announcement comes on the heels of the news that Caldwell’s campaign and Political Committee has raised nearly $2 million to date – leading in actual funds raised from supporters across the state.
Caldwell said, “I am proud to be running the only statewide race for Commissioner of Agriculture and see that hard work pay off as we announce our statewide finance committee. From the moment we announced our bid, we understood the importance of traveling every corner of the Florida to build statewide support and this list represents key leaders in various industries and geographies throughout our great state. The agriculture community is the backbone of Florida’s economy and I’m proud to have leaders standing by my side from every major sector of the agriculture industry, from row crop and citrus growers to timber and cattle ranchers.
“I’m also proud that our support expands beyond the agriculture community to folks who deeply care about the direction of our state and have consistently stood with conservative, principled leaders. Momentum is on our side and supporters know the importance of electing a principled conservative to serve as Commissioner of Agriculture and on the Florida Cabinet.”
Michael A. Babb, Eugene “Gene” Badger, Doug Bates, Justin Beck, Jimmy & Kathy Bielling, Lathun Brigman, John Browning, Ron Clark, Armando Codina, Bob Cook, Joe B. Cox, Husein Cumber, Clifton C. Curry, Jr., Henry Dean, Susie Dolan, Brett Dubois, Emmett Evans, Blake Fletcher, Cotton Fletcher, Joseph Fogg, III, Graham Fountain, Blake Gable, Michael Griffin, Galynna Griffin, Ken & Lynetta Griner, William Harrison, Jr., Joe Marlin Hilliard, Bob Himschoot, James “Jim” Holton, Ron Howse, Mitch Hutchcraft, David Hutson, Elizabeth P. Kagan, Joshua Kellam, Carlos Lopez Cantera, Sr., Collier Merrill, John Miklos, Greg Mitchell, Tim Mitchell, Benjamin Moe, Dan O’Keefe, Roger O’Steen, Michael Orr, Fred Pezeshkan, Fred P’Pool, Phillip Pritchett, Bo Rivard, Avery Roberts, Sonya Rood, Patrick Rooney, Jr., Christian Spilker, Ken Smith, Rick Staab, E. Bruce Strayhorn, Robert M. Thomas, Greg Tison, Enrique Tomeu, Jay Trumbull, Sr., Robert J. Underbrink, James Vickaryous, Herschel T. Vinyard, Jr., George Williamson
Since launching his bid for Florida Commissioner of Agriculture in May 2017, Representative Caldwell has traveled almost 65,000 miles across the Sunshine State talking to voters, sharing his conservative message and building support for his grassroots campaign. Caldwell continues to outwork his opponents and unite Floridians across the state. The campaign has gone 5 for 5 and won every straw poll in major media markets across Florida.
The campaign previously announced the endorsements of Republican House members from the Panhandle, Northeast Florida, Central Florida, Southwest Florida, and South Florida delegations. This is in addition to endorsements from of the Florida Police Benevolent Association (PBA), Associated Builders and Contractors of Florida, U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, former candidate for Commissioner of Agriculture Paul Paulson, and a number of county constitutional officers.
Additionally, the campaign launched the #2LaneTravels webpage to highlight the campaign travels across the Sunshine State in his bid for Florida Commissioner of Agriculture.