Gov. Ron DeSantis recently appointed Sen. Dennis Baxley‘s chief legislative aide to fill a vacant seat on the Marion County Board of Commissioners.
Matthew McClain, of Ocala, takes on the new role. The seat was vacated by former Commissioner Jeff Gold, who resigned in July.
No stranger to the lawmaking process, McClain also boasts experience as a district secretary and legislative assistant in the Florida House. The second-generation Floridian holds a bachelor’s degree from the College of Central Florida.
The new gig is a natural fit for McClain, whose father served the Marion County Commission for more than a decade until 2016, reports Villages-News.
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