KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – State Senator Victor Torres has joined U.S. Congressman Darren Soto and State Representative John Cortes in endorsing Andrew Jeng for Kissimmee City Commission, Seat 2, according to a press release issued by Andrew Jeng’s campaign.
Senator Torres issued this statement:
“I endorse Andrew Jeng for the Kissimmee City Commission, Seat 2 because he is a pillar in the Kissimmee community. He has touched countless lives with his consistent advocacy for education, the environment, and the economy through his extensive expertise in technology and international business. He is a man of ideas and action, and knows how to get things done.”
“I’m honored to have the endorsement of Senator Torres, a champion of workers’ rights,” said Jeng. “He’s a proven leader who understands what equal opportunity really means.”
Jeng said if he’s elected, “the Kissimmee City Commission will be one of the most diverse city councils in Central Florida that truly represents the people it serves.”
Endorsements by Elected Officials
Senator Torres is among a long list of elected officials to endorse Jeng, including U.S. Congressman Darren Soto, State Representative John Cortes, Osceola Soil & Water Conservation District Board Chairman Larry Schneck, Osceola Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor Deborah Livingston, St. Cloud Mayor Nathan Blackwell, Orange Soil & Water Conservation District Board Vice Chairman Daisy Morales, and Orange County Mayor-Elect Sheriff Jerry Demings.
Runoff Election November 6
A runoff occurs if none of the candidates are able to secure more than 50 percent of the votes. In that case, the top two vote-getters Andrew Jeng and Felix Ortiz advance to the November 6 general election.