BRANDON, FL– The largest progressive group of veterans in America, VoteVets PAC, is today endorsing Navy veteran Adam Hattersley to be the next Member of Congress from the 15th Congressional District in Florida.
“In these unprecedented times, we need people like Adam in Congress,” said Will Goodwin, Director of Government Relations at VoteVets. “Adam’s experience and commitment of service is exactly what we need in Washington right now. He will be a tireless fighter for veterans, service members, and all Floridians in Congress. Put simply, Adam knows how to get things done. We’re proud to endorse him.”
After college, Hattersley joined the United States Navy, where he was commissioned as an officer served aboard the USS COLUMBUS (SSN 762), a nuclear-powered submarine. He then taught at the US Naval Academy, and while there volunteered for a tour of duty in Iraq during the height of the war. He participated in over 200 combat missions, and earned a Bronze Star for his service.
After leaving the Navy and living abroad for a year, he and his wife moved to Florida, where he worked for a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Electric for seven years. In 2016, he opened a small business that he runs with his wife, providing print and promotional products to other small businesses and nonprofits.
In 2018, Adam ran for the Florida House of Representatives, and flipped a seat along the I-4 corridor that had been solidly Republican for over 20 years. In the Florida House, he has worked across the aisle to fight for veterans and first responders.