Cameron Campaign Secures Signatures Needed for Ballot


The District 3 County Commission candidate has turned in more than the required number of verified petitions.

April 29, 2016

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — Today, the Jerry Cameron Campaign announced that it has secured more than enough petition signatures to qualify for the August primary ballot. Cameron is seeking the District 3 seat on the St. Johns County Commission. He turned in 1,615 verified signatures, exceeding the requirement of 1,606. “We are thrilled that our campaign has met this milestone,” said Cameron. “We are grateful that so many folks want to be a part of our conservative campaign of lower taxes and limited government, and I’m excited about getting that message out to more St. Johns residents in the coming weeks and months.” Cameron retired last year after nearly ten years of service as the St. Johns County Assistant County Administrator for Community Services. Prior to his work with St. Johns County, he served as Police Chief in two jurisdictions, including Fernandina Beach, where he also served as City Manager. He and his family have been St. Johns residents since 1996.

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Jay Morris Endorses Cameron for County Commission


The District 4 County Commissioner says Cameron has what it takes to provide the leadership St. Johns County needs.

February 2, 2016

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — Today, the Jerry Cameron Campaign announced the endorsement of St. Johns County Commissioner Jay Morris. First elected to the District 4 seat on the County Commission in 2010, Morris was re-elected in 2014 with over 76% of the vote. He served as Chair of the Commission in 2013 and 2014. Cameron, who recently retired as Assistant County Administrator, is seeking the District 3 seat on the Commission. “I am fully behind Jerry Cameron because I believe he has the right experience, skills, and judgment to guide our county into the future,” said Morris. “Jerry is a dedicated public servant and a patriot who loves our country and our community, and he will be a tremendous asset to our County Commission.” Before his service on the County Commission, Morris had a long and successful career as a corporate executive. Under his leadership as executive vice president, he took RPM International, Inc. from a $50 million company to the New York Stock Exchange as a multi-billion dollar company. In Vietnam, he was a highly decorated Forward Air Control pilot with the 184th Aviation Company in the United States Army. He and his wife have been homeowners in Ponte Vedra since 1978 and full-time residents since 2000. “Commissioner Morris is providing solid leadership in St. Johns County, and I am honored to have his support,” said Cameron. “I look forward to working with him again to make sure we enact fiscally responsible policies that will maintain the high quality of life we enjoy here.”

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Jerry Cameron Announces County Commission Campaign


The former St. Johns Assistant County Administrator will seek the District 3 seat on a platform of fiscal responsibility and conservative values.

November 10, 2015

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — Today, Jerry Cameron announced his candidacy for the St. Johns County Commission. Cameron recently retired after more than ten years of service as the St. Johns County Assistant County Administrator for Community Services. He will run on a platform of limited government, lower taxes, and fiscal responsibility. “I love this community, and I would like to continue to serve it as a county commissioner," said Cameron. “I intend to keep serving with the same conservative values that shaped my leadership as an administrator.” Cameron is running for the District 3 seat on the county commission. It is currently held by Commissioner Bill McClure, who has yet to announce plans for 2016. Prior to Cameron’s work with St. Johns County, he served as police chief in two jurisdictions, including Fernandina Beach, where he also served as city administrator. He and his family have been St. Johns residents since 1996. During his tenure with the county, Cameron worked on several notable projects, including the effort to relocate the county’s Veterans Administration clinic. He testified before Congress earlier this year about the delays the county encountered while working with the VA to find a new site. He was also instrumental in implementing a new public safety communications system, vastly improving the ability of law enforcement officers and firefighters to communicate during critical responses. Cameron is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Drug Enforcement Course. He has served as an adjunct and full-time faculty member at the Institute of Police Technology at the University of North Florida. "I look forward to our campaign,” Cameron added. “St. Johns County is a special place, and it will be a privilege to work hard to keep it that way.”

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