Cops back Lake Ray in HD 16

A key public safety union endorsement went the way of a political veteran in his latest comeback attempt Monday.

The statewide Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) union endorsed former state Rep. Lake Ray in the House District 16 Republican Primary.

Ray is one of three candidates in the field. He is a former legislator who represented the former House District 12 for eight years ending in 2016, and that track record appears to have given the FOP a comfort level with Ray over his two opponents in the August Primary.

Fraternal Order of Police President Steve Zona offered the on-record quote

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