Mo Pearson rolls out endorsements from Reps. Hays, Brodeur, and Santiago in HD 47 race

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Environmental Consultant Mo Pearson announced another  round of endorsements from state lawmakers this afternoon in his bid to be the next representative from District 47 in the Florida House.

Pearson has gotten the nod from state Senator Alan Hays, as well as state Representatives Jason Brodeur, David Santiago, and Ritch Workman from Brevard County.

In a statement, Pearson said: “I am honored to be endorsed by these dedicated members of the Florida Legislature.” he adds “These individuals are committed to making a difference in Florida though tireless public service and know what it takes to get the job done. I too, am committed to working hard to ensure a brighter future for both Florida and Orange County.”

This is the second round of endorsements this month for Pearson. Earlier in February he announced an endorsement from three Orange County Commissioners (that story here).

District 47 currently has three Republicans running for the opportunity to take on incumbent Democrat Linda Stewart. In addition to Pearson, law clerk and student Erik Arroyo and Frank Caprio who jumped into the race at the beginning of this month.

Frank Torres is the Orlando-area writer for Florida Politics. He is a U.S. Army veteran who grew up in Central Florida and has covered politics in the region since 2009. Torres serves as a regular contributor to several news and radio organizations in the area and features original photography from many of the events he covers. He can be reached at torres.fjr@gmail.com.