Ormond Beach, Fla. – The Tom Leek for State Senate campaign announced the endorsement of Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody in conservative Republican State Rep. Tom Leek’s (R-Ormond Beach) bid for Florida’s open Senate District 7 seat, currently held by Sen. Travis Hutson (R-Palm Coast), who is term-limited.

“Thank you to Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody for this incredible endorsement of my candidacy for the Florida Senate, and for her steadfast leadership in making our state a stronger, safer Florida,” said State Rep. Leek.

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody

Attorney General Moody is Florida’s 38th Attorney General. Since taking office as Attorney General, Moody has been recognized as a leader having served as a Commissioner on the Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice, as Chair of Florida’s Statewide Task Force on Opioid Abuse and continues to serve as Chair of Florida’s Statewide Council on Human Trafficking. In support of Tom Leek’s candidacy for the Florida Senate, she offered the following:

“Tom Leek has been a principled leader and a true friend to law enforcement and first responders throughout his impactful service in Florida. I am proud to endorse his candidacy for the Florida Senate,” said Attorney General Moody.

About State Representative Tom Leek

State Rep. Tom Leek was first elected to serve State House District 25 in 2016, and after redistricting re-elected in State House District 28 in 2022. A graduate of the University of Central Florida and Stetson University College of Law, Leek resides in Ormond Beach with his wife Michelle. They are the parents of two daughters.

Tom Leek for State Senate District 7

Tom Leek, recognized quickly in the House as a conservative leader, has the distinction of having served as a committee chairman and on the leadership team of the last three Speakers in the Florida House during his tenure. He currently works with Speaker Paul Renner as Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee and has previously chaired the Public Ethics and Integrity Committee, the Pandemics and Public Emergencies Committee and the Redistricting Committee.

Leek’s accomplishments in the Florida House include landmark legislation in establishing Florida as the most law enforcement-friendly state in the union by strengthening their ability to recruit, retain and reward our police officers. He passed important legislation relating to emergency management and in banning “vaccine passports.” As a trusted member of House leadership, he has worked on many of the conservative advances of the past few years in school choice, economic development and important social issues that strengthen the family.

Tom Leek is the Chief Legal Officer and Executive Vice President of Foundation Risk Partners, Corp., a national insurance brokerage. He joined the company in 2018, after a 21-year career at the law firm of Cobb Cole in Daytona Beach, where he led the firm as managing partner.

Leek announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination in Senate District 7 on January 4, 2023. District 7 is comprised of Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns, and parts of Volusia Counties. Tom Leek has been endorsed by Governor Ron DeSantis, U.S. Representatives Michael Waltz and Cory Mills, Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis, all four sheriffs within SD 7 (Flagler County Sheriff Rick Staly, Putman County Sheriff H.D. ‘Gator’ DeLoach, St. Johns County Sheriff Robert Hardwick, and Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood), Florida House Speaker Paul Renner (R-Palm Coast), Senate President-designate Ben Albritton (R-Bartow) and the Florida Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee, State Sen. Jay Collins (R-Tampa), State Sen. Tom Wright (R-Port Orange), State Rep. Cyndi Stevenson (R-St. Augustine), State Attorney R.J. Larizza and Public Defender Matthew Metz, both of the Seventh Judicial Circuit, Americans for Prosperity-Florida, along with current State Senator Travis Hutson who is vacating the seat in 2024 due to term limits. Tom Leek is a Florida delegate to the Republican National Committee (RNC) Convention being held in Milwaukee, WI where he will cast his vote to nominate Donald J. Trump for President.

For additional information, please go to https://www.votetomleek.com/