Santiago announces run for Congressional dis 6 in crowded GOP field that includes Barringer, Galloway & Adams

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State Rep. David Santiago, R-Deltona, running for Congressional dis 6 / Headline Surfer®Adam Barringer first to announce camdidacy for CD6 / Headline Surfer®GG Galloway of Ormond Beach running for CD6 / Headline Surfer®Sandy Adams / Headline Surfer®DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- State Rep. David Santiago, R-Deltona, announced today he is a candidate for the newly-redrawn U.S. House District 6, encompassing all of Volusia and Flagler counties, as well as parts of Lake and St. Johns.

“Our nation is at a crossroads," Santiago told HeadlineSurfer.com in a prepared statement emailed this morning, announcing his candidacy for the 6th Congressuonal seat. "We need real leaders with the courage and proven experience to do what’s best for our community, as well as our nation and world. After my two terms fighting for the residents of Volusia County in the Florida House of Representatives, I eagerly announce my candidacy for the vacant Sixth Congressional District."

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State Rep. David Santiago, R-Deltona, running for Congressional dis 6 / Headline Surfer®Adam Barringer first to announce camdidacy for CD6 / Headline Surfer®GG Galloway of Ormond Beach running for CD6 / Headline Surfer®Sandy Adams / Headline Surfer®

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- State Rep. David Santiago, R-Deltona, announced today he is a candidate for the newly-redrawn U.S. House District 6, encompassing all of Volusia and Flagler counties, as well as parts of Lake and St. Johns.

“Our nation is at a crossroads," Santiago told HeadlineSurfer.com in a prepared statement emailed this morning, announcing his candidacy for the 6th Congressuonal seat.

"We need real leaders with the courage and proven experience to do what’s best for our community, as well as our nation and world," Santiago continued. "After my two terms fighting for the residents of Volusia County in the Florida House of Representatives, I eagerly announce my candidacy for the vacant Sixth Congressional District."

Santiago, who will forgoe a second four-year term in the Florida Statehouse, continued, "A committed conservative with the actions to back up my words, I will be a voice for repealing Obamacare as we know it, securing our borders at all costs, abolishing the IRS and reforming our broken entitlement system.”

Adam Barringer, former mayor of New Smyrna Beach, was the first Republican to announce his candidacy for the 6th Congressional district 6 seat held by Ron DeSantis, R-St. Augustine.

DeSantis is forgoing a run for a third two-year term in favor of seeking the US Senate seat being vacated by Marco Rubio, who is running for president.

David Santiago / Headline Surfer®FAST FACTS: David Santiago
Age: 45.
Family: Wife, Emma and their three children.
Residence: Deltona; native of Brentwood, Long Island.
Employment: Financial manager for JP Morgan-Chase.
Political Career: Elected Florida State Rep., 2012, in final year of second two-year term; Deltona City Commission, 2003-2007.
Education: Attended Long Island Metro.
Other: Honorably discharged frm the US Army.
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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.