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Rachel Burgin endorsed by dentists, NRA

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From Janet Zink: State Rep. Rachel Burgin’s opponent in the Republican primary for the District 56 seat, Marc Johnson, is a dentist. Still, Burgin has received the endorsement of the Florida Dental Association, her campaign announced. She also has the endorsement of the National Rifle Association and the Unified Sportsmen of Florida. The winner of the Republican primary will face Democrat David Chalela and write-in candidate Lewis Laricchia in the general election.

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